Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: Enhancing the Way We Work

 03/10/2022 14:00    

 Online   

 3 CPD Approved

Enhancing the Way We Work is the first event run by the Inclusion Advisory Forum and aims to provide attendees with an understanding of the importance and benefits of Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity (EDI) in the workplace. We will also discuss unconscious bias, and developing positive personal actions in order to enhance the way we work.

Book Now Closing date: 03 October 2022

Overview

Enhancing the Way We Work is the first event run by the College's Inclusion Advisory Forum and aims to provide attendees with an understanding of the importance and benefits of Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity (EDI) in the workplace.

We will also discuss unconscious bias, and developing positive personal actions in order to enhance the way we work.

This event is entirely digital, and will be hosted on Adobe Connect on Monday 3 October, 14.00-17.00 BST. 

3 non-clinical CPD points will be awarded for attending the full session. It is complimentary to attend with a current College membership, or £20 to attend for non-members.

Background
The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow aims to be an inclusive organisation, committed to promoting equality and diversity and providing a culture which actively values difference and reflects the communities we serve. This commitment is to all who connect with our College community - Fellows and Members, clinical volunteers, attendees at our events, those sitting examinations, existing and potential employees and other stakeholders, to ensure that all are treated fairly in an environment which is free from any form of discrimination.


Programme

Time

Title

Speakers

14.00

Welcome

Dr Moe Oo, Chair of RCPSG Inclusion Advisory Group

14.05

Introduction

 

Mr Mike McKirdy, President RCPSG

 

 

 

Session 1: Why is Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Important

Chair – Thisara Weerasuriya,  Speciality Doctor in Trauma and Orthopaedics,  Honorary Senior Lecturer University of Glasgow                                                                                             

14.15

Speaker 1 – Why is ED&I Important?

Hamid Motraghi, Deputy Head of NHS Workplace Race Equality Standard (WRES)

14.35

Speaker 2 – Implications of not addressing ED&I  / unconscious bias

Lindsey Pope, Professor of Medical Education, Director of Community Based Medical Education and GP Head of Teaching

14.50

Speaker 3 – Positive benefits of getting it right

Kirsty Colquhoun, Consultant in Geriatric Medicine, Honorary Clinical Lecturer, Subdean and EDI Lead at the University of Glasgow

15.05

Q&A and Panel Discussion

 

15.20

Refreshment Break

 

Session 2: Taking positive action

Chair – Hany Eteiba, International Director RCPSG                                                                    

15.30

Speaker 4 – The College ED&I journey since 2020

Moe Thaw Oo, Chair of Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow Inclusion Advisory Group

 

15.50

Speaker 5 – Services to Diversity in the NHS / taking personal action

Nadeeka Rathnamalala, Consultant Nephrologist, Lead for Education (Medicine)

 

16.10

Speaker 6 – Inclusivity in an international context

Saira Saleem, Professor & HOD Breast Surgery, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow Regional Councillor (Surgeon)

16.30

Q&A and Panel Discussion

16.55

Thanks and Close

Mr Mike McKirdy, President RCPSG




Details
Please note, this webinar will be digitally recorded, and the discussions will be passed to our Inclusion Advisory Working Group in order to inform future College EDI policy. The link to join the meeting will be sent to you a week before the event and again on the day upon a successful registration.

Fees

Category
Product
Rate

Member
Registrations
Free

Non-Member
Registrations
£20.00

You could save £20 on this event by becoming a member! Read more about becoming a member here.


Coordinator

Logan Parr

 01412216072

 Email Coordinator


Location

 Online