This is a list of resources to keep the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry community informed. Resources external to Western University are offered as connections and opportunities for learning and sharing knowledge, not explicit endorsement. This is a non-exhaustive list and will be updated regularly.

If you're aware of additional resources that aren't currently included here, please feel free to get in touch with us via email at


Equity, Diversity & Inclusion: Race, Ethnicity & Culture - Health Science Information Consortium of Toronto, University of Toronto

Call It Out: Racism, racial discrimination and human rights - Ontario Human Rights Commission

Anti-racism Education Collection - MedED Portal - Open Access curricula in medical education related to Anti-Racism

Public Service Alliance of Canada - Anti-Racism Resources

Antiracism resources for child and youth health care providers - Canadian Paediatric Society

EQUIP Equity Essentials - Anti-Racism & Cultural Safety - Western University and University of Northern British Columbia collaboration

Educational Resources on Anti-Racism and Anti-Oppression Practices - University of Toronto

Trainings and Certificates - Western Office of EDI

The Western Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion hosts a variety of trainings and certificates that are available to the Western Community.

Online Training Modules

The Office of EDI is involved in campus-wide learning opportunities for all students and employees at Western. The office provides free online training modules on various edi-related topics available for the Western community.

Learn more about our current training modules

EDID Certificate Programs

The Western Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion provides certification programs to support lifelong learning about EDID. These programs are designed to provide individuals with the knowledge and tools they need to create a more inclusive and equitable environment in their workplace, community, and beyond. 

Learn more about our certificate programs 


The Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at Western: Building Inclusivity Through Anti-Racism: A Toolkit 

Building a Race-Conscious Institution: A Guide for University Leaders Enacting Anti-Racist Organizational Change (Universities Canada)

Let’s Talk - Facilitating Critical Conversations with Students – Learning for Justice

Anti-Asian Racism Resources

Let's Talk: A Video Series about Anti-Asian Racism by Act2EndRacism

The Canadian Encyclopedia: Anti-Asian Racism in Canada

Coalition Against Anti-Asian Racism Canada

Responding to Hate – Combat Anti-Asian Racism by Taking Action (TMU)

Responding to Hate Toolkit: combat anti-Asian racism by taking action (PDF)

Addressing Anti-Asian Racism – A Resource for Educators (TDSB)

Examining the Intersections of Anti-Asian Racism and Gender Based Violence in Canada - VAW Learning Network (PDF)

Anti-Asian Racism and Gender-Based Violence: Historical and Contemporary Realities - Session video recording

Options Community Services presents: Faces of Racism - A resource for Asian communities to discuss and respond to subtle racism.

Anti-Black Racism Resources

7 Ways Non-Black People Can Take Anti-Racist Action in Their Life - Western resource

Anti-Black Racism - Black Health Alliance

Webinar Series on Anti-Black Racism and Public Health - National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health (NCCDH)

Introduction to Anti-Black Racism eLearning Module – Toronto Academic Health Science Network

Dismantling Anti-Black Racism - Queen's University Faculty of Health Sciences

Anti-Black Racism Education Compendium & Recommendations - Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) 

Black Physicians of Canada - Anti-Black Racism - The Issues

Black Physicians of Canada - Anti-Black Racism - The Solutions

Anti-Indigenous Racism Resources

Treating Root Causes, Not Symptoms

National Collaborating Center for Indigenous Health – Anti-Indigenous Racism in Canada

Challenging Anti-Indigenous Racism in Health Care - Canadian Medical Society

Anti-Indigenous Racism Brief – The National Consortium For Indigenous Medical Education (NCIME)

Anti-Indigenous Racism FAQ – The National Consortium For Indigenous Medical Education (NCIME)

Anti-Indigenous Racism Training and Culturally Safe Learning: Theory, Practice, and Pedagogy

Addressing anti-Indigenous racism in Canadian health systems: multi-tiered approaches are required

Action Towards Anti-Racism, Indigenization, and Decolonization of Health Professions Education in Canada

Anti-Muslim Racism and Islamophobia Resources

Islamophobia: A Public Health Crisis - eDialogue (CPSO)

Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) - Understanding and addressing Islamophobia through trauma-informed care

Islamophobia - Toronto For All

Muslim Advisory Council of Canada - Scoping Review: Research on Islamophobia in Healthcare Settings

Antisemitism Resources

Toronto for All - Confronting Anti-Semitism

A Dark History, a Persistent Fear - eDialogue (CPSO)

Canada, Antisemitism, and the Holocaust - Canadian Museum for Human Rights

The Stain of Antisemitism in Canada - Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Ontario Jewish Archives

No Silence on Race - Is an initiative to reflect the racial diversity that exists within Jewish communities and histories in Canada.

Periphery - Is a mixed media experience that speaks to ethnic diversity in Canadian Jewish communities (a film and curriculum).