Nov 29, 2023  |  12:00pm - 1:30pm

When the literature betrays the patient: Exploring systematic reviews through the lens of “race correction”

This event is hosted by Dr. Patricia O’Campo, Executive Director of the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute at Unity Health Toronto, in partnership with the Canada-US Coalition to End Race Correction in Health Care and Knowledge Translation at the MAP Centre for Urban Health Solutions.

Held on November 29 from 12:00 - 1:30pm, this talk will explore the question of – What does the reality of race correction mean for the integrity of systematic reviews that:

  • Concern or include data based on a diagnostic tool that is race corrected;
  • Do not explicitly take race correction into account.

Speakers include: 

  • LLana James: Co-chair of the Canada-US Coalition to End Race Correction in HealthCare Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences and School of Rehabilitation Therapy, Queen’s University.
  • Amy Katz: Senior Knowledge Translation Specialist at MAP, Unity Health Toronto and a PhD student in the Faculty of Information at the University of Toronto.
  • Patricia O’Campo, PhD: Executive Director, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, Tier 1 Canada Research Chair, Population Health Interventions, Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto. 
  • Nav Persaud, MD, MSc: Canada Research Chair in Health Justice, Associate Professor, Dept of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Physician, Dept of Family and Community Medicine, St. Michael’s Hospital

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This talk is in coordination with the Ending the Practice of “Race Correction” in Health Care speaker series, as part of the Li Ka Shing, Clinical and Population Research Rounds, 2023.

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