Diversity and inclusion


Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology, Volume 50/Issue 2, March-April 2021, pages 115-118

This article advances SDG 4 and 5 by exploring the gender disparity among Canadian interventional radiologists, highlights the attrition of women through their radiology training, and discusses recruitment strategies to increase diversity in this rewarding field.
Traditional approaches to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) issues have serious shortcomings, according to new research by global HR analyst Josh Bersin and his team. This XpertHR article covers topics related to SDG 10 (reduced inequalities).

American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 2021, ISSN 0272-6386,

This journal article advances SDG 3 and 10 by showing that there are well-documented, longstanding racial and ethnic disparities in the burden of kidney disease, and there is an urgent ethical imperative for the nephrology community to disrupt this incessant trajectory of inequity.

Business Horizons, Volume 64, issue 1, January-February 2021, Pages 37-50

In this study the researchers advance several individual, relational, and organizational strategies that support Afro-Diasporic women thriving in the workplace contributing to knowledge on SDG 5.
This book chapter advances SDG3 Good Health and Wellbeing and SDG10 Reducing Inequalities by examining the research on artificial skeletal muscle for use in pediatric rehabilitation robotics
This book chapter advances SDG3 Good Health and Wellbeing and SDG10 Reducing Inequalities by examining people living with a learning disability (PLWLD) who are at an increased risk of health inequalities resulting in early mortality.
This journal article advances SDG 10 by discussing a study that aims to define the current proportion of underrepresented minority (URM) academic urologists in leadership positions.
This study supports SDGs 3 and 10 by summarising the latest global and regional estimates of the prevalence and causes of vision impairment and blindness up to 2020. The leading causes of vision impairment and blindness globally can be prevented through early detection and timely intervention, highlighting the need to improve and scale up eye care services to meet the growing needs of a rapidly ageing global population.

The Lancet Digital Health, Volume 3, Issue 3, 2021, Pages e144-e146, ISSN 2589-7500

This journal article advances SDG 3 and 10 by examining how structural inequalities, biases, and racism in society are easily encoded in datasets and in the application of data science, and how this practice can reinforce existing social injustices and health inequalities as well as the role of data scientists in tackling racism.
This journal article addresses SDG 5 and 10 by showcasing maternity ideals, and the ideal of the “natural” birth, can be particularly stressful on those who fear childbirth. Norms concerning femininity and cisgender can contribute to FOC among those who do not comfortably conform with feminine body ideals or feminine gender expressions.