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Code of Ethics

This conference is premised on the idea that oppression is bad.

Devil’s advocate approaches are not appropriate for this conference.

If you have a question and you are not sure if it is adding to the conversation, write down your question and think about it.

We are a group of students dedicated towards anti-oppression pedagogy and praxis (curriculum and education) within medical education.

This conference introduces topics that can be sensitive and emotive. Please, be mindful of your co-participants throughout the sessions. 

  • We do not pressure anyone to disclose their pronouns.

  • We do not pressure anyone to disclose their name.

  • It is important to apologize if an error is made.

  • White supremacy is not tolerated in this conference.

  • No one’s humanity is ever debated.

We also always appreciate feedback. Any comments or concerns you may have about the conference can be submitted anonymously here:

If at any point you feel uncomfortable throughout the conference, please feel free to take some time for yourself and leave the conference. We also encourage reaching out to appropriate support lines such as the following:

  • Kingston & Frontenac 24/7 Crisis Phone Line at (613) 544-4229 (toll-free at 1-866-616-6005)

  • Metis Nation of Ontario Crisis Phone Line at 1-877-767-7572

  • TALK Help Line (7 PM – 3 AM daily) at 613-544-1771 OR

  • First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line at 1-855-242-3310

  • Black Youth Helpline at 1-833-294-8650

  • Black Lives Matter Canada

  • Nunavut Kamatsiaqtut Helpline at 1-800-265-3333

  • Hope for Wellness line(available in Cree, Ojibway, Inuktitut)1-855-242-3310

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