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PHO Grand Rounds: Recognizing and Combatting Hate and Racism as a Public Health Issue

  • 29 Sep 2020
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Webinar
PHO Grand Rounds

Recognizing and Combatting Hate and Racism as a Public Health Issue

Presented by:

Dr. Aletha Maybank

Tuesday, September 29, 2020
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

By webinar only

Intended Audience

  • PHO Staff
  • Public Health Units
  • Any interested public health professionals and stakeholders/partners

About the presentation:
Originally scheduled as a plenary session for TOPHC 2020, we are excited to welcome Dr. Aletha Maybank to PHO Grand Rounds. 

This presentation will focus on the importance of Public Health Professionals centring and advancing equity to combat hate and racism during COVID-19 and beyond.

About the presenter: Dr. Aletha Maybank
(see full description online)

Aletha Maybank, MD, MPH currently serves as the Chief Health Equity Officer and Group Vice President for the American Medical Association (AMA) where she focuses on embedding health equity across all the work of the AMA and leading the Center for Health Equity. She joined the AMA in April 2019, to launch AMA’s Center for Health Equity as their inaugural Chief Health Equity Officer.

Dr. Maybank holds a BA from Johns Hopkins University, a MD from Temple University School of Medicine, and a MPH from Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. She is a pediatrician and preventive medicine/public health physician.

The opinions expressed by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies or views of Public Health Ontario, nor does the mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by Public Health Ontario.

Public Health Ontario Rounds are a self-approved group learning activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC). In order to receive written documentation for Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits, please check "Yes" beside the question "Do you require CME credits?" on the registration form.

College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) Affiliate Members may count RCPSC credits toward their Mainpro+ credit requirements. All other CFPC members may claim up to 50 Certified credits per cycle for participation in RCPSC MOC Section 1 accredited activities. 

PHO Rounds are also approved by the Council of Professional Experience for professional development hours (PDHs) for members of the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (CIPHI). 

For more information or for a record of registration for other Continuing Education purposes, please contact

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