Mentorship, Equity & Diversity Resources

Mentorship Resources

Mentoring Checklist

Mentorship Roles and Responsibilities

Academic Planning Document

Individual Development Plan

Mentorship in Academic Medicine by Sharon Straus and David Sackett



Faculty of Medicine Inclusion and Diversity Website

Department of Medicine Gender Equity Guidelines for Search Committees

Truth and Reconciliation at U of T

The State of Women in Academic Medicine: AAMC 

Athena Swan Charter (UK)

Implicit Association Test (Harvard)

E-learning seminar, "What you don’t know: the science of unconscious bias and what to do about it in the search and recruitment process" (AAMC)

Gender Equity Standards for WONCA Scientific Meetings 

In the News: 

What it's like to be the only black female doctor in the room Metro Morning, CBC Radio, February 13, 2019

Achieving Gender Equity in Physician Compensation and Career Advancement: A Position Paper of the American College of Physicians Annals of Internal Medicine, May 15, 2018

The perceived organizational impact of the gender gap across a Canadian department of medicine and proposed strategies to combat it: a qualitative study BMC Medicine, April 10, 2018 

The Speaker Gender Gap at Critical Care Conferences Critical Care Medicine, 2018

Mentoring in the Era of #MeToo JAMA, March 27, 2018

A systematic review of interventions to support the careers of women in academic medicine and other disciplines BMJ Open Mar. 22, 2018

A Day in the Life of a Surgical Intern at U of T The Lancet, March 2018

Eight tools to help companies build a gender-balanced board The Globe and Mail, Mar. 8, 2018

Let's Not Dismiss the Painful Pattern of Microagressions The Globe and Mail, October 11, 2017 

What Mentors Wish Their Mentees Knew Harvard Business Review, Nov. 7, 2017

When Women Rule Half the Earth Medical Post, July 2017

In Medicine, Gender Still Matters, Survey Finds Medical Post, July 2017

Less than half of doctors feel supported taking time off Medical Post, July 2017

The Bottom Line Medical Post, July 2017

The Work Life Imbalance Medical Post, July 2017

The Good Enough Parent JAMA, Nov. 22-29, 2016

Reporting Sex, Gender, or Both in Clinical Research?  JAMA, Nov. 8, 2016

The elephant in the room: talking race in medical education Advances in Health Science Education, Nov. 5, 2016

Addressing Bias in Canadian Research Funding Nov. 3, 2016

The science of sex and gender in human health: online courses to create a foundation for sex and gender accountability in biomedical research and treatmentBiol Sex Differ, Oct. 14, 2016

 Women in Academic Medicine Leadership: Has anything changed in 25 years? Academic Medicine, August 2016

Advancement of Women in the Biomedical Workforce: Insights for Success   Academic Medicine, August 2016

Programmatic Efforts at the National Institutes of Health to Promote and Support the Careers of Women in Biomedical Science    Academic Medicine, August 2016

Sex Differences in Physician Salary in US Public Medical Schools JAMA Internal Medicine, July 11, 2016 

CBC Fresh Air "The Pride of coming out and calling for change" July 3, 2016: Interview with Dr. Kevin Imrie, Physician-in-Chief, Sunnybrook Health Science Centre and Professor of Medicine, Univeristy of Toronto

Differences in incomes of physicians in the United States by race and sex: observational study BMJ, June 7, 2016

An Integrated Framework for Gender Equity in Academic Medicine. Academic Medicine, June 7, 2016

Analysis of National Institutes of Health R01 Application Critiques, Impact, and Criteria Scores: Does the Sex of the Principal Investigator Make a Difference? Academic Medicine, June 7, 2016

Female representation at Australasian specialty conferences Medical Journal of Australia, June 2016

Nearly a third of women in academic medicine experience sexual harassment Reuters Health, May 17, 2016

Mentorship in Medicine: A Resident's View Faculty of Medicine Newsletter, Apr. 28, 2016

Why do women choose or reject carees in academic medicine? A narrative review of empirical evidence The Lancet, April 19, 2016

Reducing Implicit Gender Leadership Bias in Academic Medicine With an Educational Intervention. Academic Medicine, Jan. 27, 2016

The Effect of an Intervention to Break the Gender Bias Habit for Faculty at One Institution: A Cluster Randomized, Controlled Trial Academic Medicine, Feb. 2015

Gendered Expectations: Are we unintentionally undermining our efforts to diversify STEM fields? XRDS, Summer 2014

Gender-Heterogeneous Working Groups Produce Higher Quality Science PLoS One, Oct. 30, 2013

Is this (still) a man's world? Critical Care, January 29, 2013

Still a man's world, but why?  Critical Care, January 29, 2013

The Role of Gender in Scholarly Authorship PLoS One, July 22, 2013

Promoting Institutional Change Through Bias LiteracyJournal of Diversity in Higher Education, Jan. 19, 2012

Searching for Excellence & Diversity: Increasing the Hiring of Women Faculty at One Academic Medical Center Academic Medicine, June 2010

Factors associated with the subspecialty choices of internal medicine residents in Canada  BMC Medical Education, June 26, 2008

Academic Mentoring- How to Give It and How to Get It  Journal of the American Medical Association, May 16, 2007

Career Choice in Academic Medicine Journal of General Internal Medicine, Dec. 2006

Thoughts for new medical students at a new medical school BMJ 2003

The Race to Innocence: Confronting Hierarchical Relations among Women University fo Minnesota Law School, 1998