Jan 20, 2021  |  12:00pm - 1:00pm
City-Wide Medical Grand Rounds

Virtual City-Wide Medical Grand Rounds: Racism and Obesity Bias in Medicine, Similarities and Challenges

Inaugural Lecture in Black Health, honouring Dr. Miriam Rossi
Dr. Sean Wharton

Racism and Obesity Bias in Medicine, Similarities and Challenges

Sean Wharton, MD, FRCPC, Pharm. D

Medical Director, Wharton Medical Clinic
Adjunct Professor McMaster University and York University
Staff Internist Juravinski Hospital, Women's College Hospital

Learning objectives:

At the end of the presentation, participants should be able to:

  1. describe bias and its effect on medical care,
  2. take steps towards minimizing bias within their practice, and
  3. identify systemic racism within society and medicine.


Meeting connection information:

Join Zoom meeting
Passcode: 760718

Dial-in information:

  +1-647-374-4685 Toronto
  +1-647-558-0588 Toronto
Webinar ID: 985 2424 6092
Passcode: 760718
International dial-in numbers.


This event will be recorded and posted to YouTube for educational purposes. By participating, you agree to being included in this recording.


Questions will be accepted via the Zoom Q&A tool.


City Wide Medical Grand Rounds is 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.

Evaluation & Attendance:

Attendance for Maintenance of Certification credit will only be tracked if evaluation and attendance surveys are completed.

Printable CWMGR poster_-_21-01-20.pdf