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Gasping for Air and Grasping Air in Medicine: Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion on the Medical Frontlines

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Title: Gasping for Air and Grasping Air in Medicine
Subtitle: Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion on the Medical Frontlines
Subject Classification: Medicine and Medical Ethics, Psychology, Equality Diversity Inclusion
BIC Classification: MBDC, MMH, JM
Binding: Hardback, pp.(to be confirmed)
Planned Publication date: August 2023
ISBN (printed book): 978-1-80441-034-9
ISBN (web pdf): 978-1-80441-035-6

Price: £79.99

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This book will examine the role and the opportunity for EDI advancement as a requisite in healthcare, particularly in the context of the professional landscape as this directly affects care delivery. It considers the problems of clinicians who continue to suffer the ill effects of being othered within a medical setting. It argues that clinicians lacking the awareness and skills necessary to engage in an EDI-informed manner with members of their professional setting and patients, and benignly unaware of their privilege cannot effectively deliver care. The goal is to engage readers in a more inclusive practice.


Editors: Dr. Abdurrahman is a psychiatrist at Unity Health Toronto- St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Toronto, Canada, and a lecturer in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto Temerty Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Hategan is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry in the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine at McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada. Dr. Giroux is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, at University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, U.S.A.



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