Unpacking Racism and Engaging with Anti-Racism

Join us for the April 14 REDI Lunch & Learn session.

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In this session, participants will learn about implicit bias and microagressions and their detrimental impact on our health care system. This session offers an opportunity to identify the different layers of racism and how we can engage with anti-racism as an action-oriented strategy to make real changes.

This is part of the REDI Lunch & Learn Series.

Facilitator: Dr. Neila Miled

Date: Thursday, April 14, 2022

Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm PDT


Please note that the event will not be recorded

What Will I Learn?

    • Identify the different manifestations of racism in medicine and health care
    • Acknowledge implicit bias and microaggressions in health care settings
    • Discuss several approaches to resist bias and microaggressions
    • Learn how to engage with anti-racism

Please note that the event will not be recorded

Dr. Neila Miled is the Anti-Racism Advisor in the Faculty of Medicine Office of Respectful Environments, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion. Neila brings academic expertise in anti-racism education, first-hand experience with systemically marginalized and under-represented groups, and a social justice and equity lens. Neila is responsible for providing advice, developing and delivering a collaborative, anti-racist education and skill-building program, and for implementing and sustaining strategic best practices in equity, diversity, and inclusion. In collaboration with the REDI team, she will work towards facilitating and implementing organizational change strategies to create systemic change and foster a safer, more respectful, equitable and inclusive learning and working environment.

Learn more about Neila in her Community Voices profile


What is the REDI Lunch & Learn Series?

The Office of Respectful Environments, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion is proud to present a new REDI Lunch & Learn series featuring our team of advisors: Robyn Campol, Dr. Neila Miled and Derek Thompson. This fresh and informative series will be spontaneous and conversational in its approach to talk about issues that are timely and relevant. These sessions will also highlight the importance of showing up to these necessary conversations with presence and persona – so bring your very best of curiosity and energy!

Each session will also provide an opportunity for the participants to engage in a Q & A or to simply to reflect on the merits of the conversations. This exciting series will be offered weekly starting in March 2022, with each advisor presenting their own one hour session.

Upcoming Sessions

Check the REDI Events page for updates on this series and all REDI offerings.

Understanding Upstander Engagement & Skill Building

    • Thursday, April 21, 2022
    • 12:00 – 1:00 pm PDT
    • Robyn Campol