Black Futures Month – Care, camaraderie and continuity: How to keep on keeping on in health care

How do health care administrators, educators, frontline workers and researchers continue to work towards health equity and provide care in what are often anti-Black environments? This conversation will share insights, strategies and stories from within the health care and education systems.


Idil Abdillahi is an Assistant Professor in the School of Social Work at Ryerson University.

Corey Bernard has experience developing and implementing equity and engagement strategies in many sectors and settings across the Ontario health system. Currently, Corey is Manager of Patient Partnership, Community Outreach & Health Equity at the Mississauga Halton LHIN.

Nishan Zewge-Abubaker is a Research Coordinator at the MAP Centre for Urban Health Solutions at St. Michael’s Hospital. She has worked and organized in public health and youth spaces. 


LLana James is a public intellectual, organizer and scientist. Her research focuses on the ways in which technology, AI, medicine and health care systems work together with a focus on the implications for clinical settings and population health outcomes.


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February 21, 2020

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

209 Victoria (Li Ka Shing building), 2nd floor auditorium

(venue is wheelchair accessible)