Resources

Resources for health care providers, students, and patients!

Health Equity Workshop Summaries

Intro to Health Equity Workshop Summary

This summary is a comprehensive recap of the content discussed in the Peer Med Foundation’s Intro to Health Equity Workshop. Topics include defining health equity, the social determinants of health, how to address the social determinants of health, Dr. Juliet Daniel’s talk on triple negative breast cancer, and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on health inequities.

Intro to Health Equity Workshop Cheat Sheet

This one-pager is an abbreviated snapshot of the content covered in the Peer Med Foundation’s Intro to Health Equity Workshop, in case you’re too busy for a long read! The Intro to Health Equity Workshop cheat sheet covers the most fundamental points of our workshop, such as how health equity and inequity are defined, what the social determinants of health are, and how health care providers can address the social determinants of health to work towards health equity.


Navigating the Interim Federal Health Program Guides

How to Navigate the Interim Federal Health Program: A Guide for Patients

This guide, developed for patients, covers all of the aspects of the Interim Federal Health Program (IFHP) that are essential for patients to know, such as what the IFHP is, who is eligible for the program, what the IFHP covers, how to apply for the IFHP, and how to get health products and services covered by the IFHP once registered.

Navigating the Interim Federal Health Program Workshop Recording


Guides on Skincare for Dark Skin Tones

Skincare for Dark Skin Tones: A Guide for Patients

This guide, developed for patients, provides information about skincare for people of colour which is often overlooked by a field that still views light skin tones as the default. This resource covers common myths about dark skin and the underlying truths, recommendations for skincare products which have been specifically designed for dark skin tones, skincare ingredients that are particularly beneficial for dark skin, and a list of dermatologists in Canada with expertise in caring for people of colour.

Skincare for Dark Skin Tones: A Guide for Health-Care Providers and Students

This guide, developed for health-care providers and students, aims to address the flaws in traditional medical education today by providing information that will help readers become more inclusive health-care providers. This resource includes tips for how to provide more inclusive skincare, product recommendations for patients of colour, common myths about dark skin and the underlying truths, information on skin conditions that are particularly common among people of colour, and recommendations of dermatology texts and image banks which focus on skin of colour.

Decolonizing Dermatology Workshop Recording