Breaking News – Due to overwhelming demand, the deadline for the Call for Sessions has been extended to July 31, 2023 at 11:30pm EDT. Details below.

List of Confirmed Speakers (June 30, 2023):

  • Sheila Blackstock, Associate Professor, Nursing, University of North British Columbia
  • Adriana Carvalhal, Psychiatrist and Scientific Director, Scarborough Health Network Research Institute
  • Paul Caulford, Family Physician, Canadian Centre for Refugee and Immigrant Health Care
  • Daniel Grace, Associate Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Social and Behavioural Health Sciences, University of Toronto
  • David Graham, President and CEO, Scarborough Health Network
  • Anna Greenberg, Chief Regional Officer, Toronto and East, Ontario Health
  • Danielle Martin, Chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine (DFCM) at the University of Toronto
  • Fiona Miller, Professor of Health Policy, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto
  • Wisdom Tettey, Principal, University of Toronto Scarborough
  • Charles Trick, Professor of Health and Society, University of Toronto Scarborough 

Engage your networks! We want your insight into the challenges, benefits, and keys to creating inclusive health. The conference organizing committee seeks submissions. We are accepting abstracts from triad teams representing clinical experience, community perspectives and academic research in science, social sciences, and arts and humanities. We’ll be looking for dynamic interactive presentations that incorporate these three perspectives.

Submit individually!    Submit as a team!

The conference organizing committee seeks submissions. There are two ways in which you can submit an abstract.

  1. Individuals who represent any of the three key perspectives; if you decide to submit on your own, the conference organizing committee will explore developing a triad team with other individual submitters.
  2. Teams that cover the three key perspectives as a team.

Please indicate what format you would like to present. Provide a detailed description of your proposed session in the “Abstract” description box. You will be asked to include “Authors”. If this does not apply to you, simply put the name(s) of the presenter(s). There are a number of formats available to submit, including poster sessions for individuals who prefer to participate alone. We welcome any and all submissions that bring the vision forward!

Main themes for this year’s conference:

  • Root causes of health inequity
  • Consequences of health inequity
  • The role of communities in promoting health equity
  • Policies & programs to support community solutions

Session formats are flexible and may include a
number of different formats:

  • 15-minute presentation
  • 60-minute workshop
  • Sacred Fire Chat
  • Art Based Workshop
  • Posters
  • Other

How to submit your proposed session:

Please click the link below to complete the submission process.

NEW Deadline for submission: July 31, 2023 (11:30pm EDT)

Notifications of decisions will be sent to submitters the week of August 28, 2023