Ally Bill of Responsibilities

Author: Lynn Gehl

1. Do not act out of guilt, but rather out of a genuine interest in challenging the larger oppressive power structures; 

2. Understand that they are secondary to the Indigenous people that they are working with and that they seek to serve. They and their needs must take a back seat; ...

Gender Pay Gap

Merali, Z., Malhotra, A. K., Balas, M., Lorello, G. R., Flexman, A., Kiran, T., & Witiw, C. D. (2021). Gender-based differences in physician payments within the fee-for-service system in Ontario: a retrospective, cross-sectional study. CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association Journal, 193(41), E1584–E1591.

Cohen, M. & Kiran, T. (2020). Closing the gender pay gap in Canadian Medicine. CMAJ, 192(35) E1011-E1017.

Addressing Gender Inequity 

Sofia Ahmed, Cheryl Barnabe, Amanda Carbert, Santana Hernandez, Jayna Holroyd-Leduc, Pamela

Roach, and Shannon Ruzycki (all University of Calgary). (2022). Alberta Physician Diversity Census. CPSA.

Mousa, M., Boyle, J., Skouteris, H., Mullins, A. K., Currie, G., Riach, K., & Teede, H. J. (2021). Advancing women in healthcare leadership: A systematic review and meta-synthesis of multi-sector evidence on organisational interventions. EClinicalMedicine, 39, 101084.

Ruzycki, S., Brown, A., Bharwani, A. & Freeman, G. (2021). Gender-based disparities in medicine: a theoretical framework for understanding opposition to equity and equality. BMJ.

Tricco, A.C., Bourgeault, I., Moore, A., Grunfeld, E., Peer, N., & Straus, S.E. (2021). Advancing gender equity in medicine. CMAJ, 193 (7) E244-E250.

Addressing Sexual Harassment 

Umphress, E. and Thomas, J.M. (Eds.). (2022). Applying Procedural Justice to Sexual Harassment Policies, Processes, and Practices. Washington, DC: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.


Sharda, S., Dhara, A., & Alam, F. (2021). Not neutral: reimagining antiracism as a professional competence. CMAJ, 193 (3) E101-E102.

Ogunyemi, Bolowaji (2021, February 24). Black History Month Op-Ed. MUN Gazette.

AHS Anti-Racism Advisory Group Recommendations. See PDF

UBC Anti-Racism Recommendations. See PDF

In Plain Sight. Addressing Indigenous-specific Racism and Discrimination in B.C. Health Care. See PDF