RSI Speaker Series: Social Issues in Rehabilitation
The Rehabilitation Sciences Institute (RSI) at the University of Toronto is organizing a two-part Speaker Series to discuss topics relevant to rehabilitation, public health, and medicine.
This upcoming speaker series aims to discuss Social Issues in Rehabilitation.
Our first event on Monday April 26th from 12-2 p.m. EST will focus on Equity in Rehabilitation for Black and Indigenous People, and Sex and Gender Considerations in Rehabilitation. Featuring Samira Omar, PhD Candidate at the Rehabilitation Sciences Institute at the University of Toronto; Dr. Sarah Oosman, Associate Professor at the School of Rehabilitation Science at the University of Saskatchewan; and Dr. Barry Trentham, Assistant Professor at the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy at the University of Toronto.
Our second event on Monday May 10th from 12-2 p.m. EST will focus on the Influence of Socioeconomic Status on Rehabilitation, and Disability Rights and Access to Rehabilitation. Featuring Dr. Sherry L. Grace, Senior Scientist at KITE-Toronto Rehab; and Dr. Alisa Grigorovich, Assistant Scientist at KITE-Toronto Rehab, and Dr. Patrick Campbell, Academic Clinical Fellow in Paediatrics at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust.
The event will include brief presentations from our speakers listed above, followed by a panel discussion including voices from people with lived experience and authors from rehabINK, the digital magazine.
For more details, see the attached poster and visit our event page to RSVP to receive the link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/social-issues-in-rehabilitation-tickets-149226222649