Experiences in D I and Health Equity from Mount Sinai Hospital
Marylin Kanee shares her experiences on implementing Diversity & Inclusion strategies and initiatives at Mount Sinai Hospital. Marylin has been the Director of Human Rights & Health Equity at Mount Sinai Hospital since 2000. Mount Sinai's Human Rights & Health Equity Office developed the Are You an ALLY? campaign to encourage health care staff to be allies to colleagues and patients from marginalized communities. They undertook the first workforce census at a Canadian hospital and currently lead the Measuring Health Equity project to assist 17 TC LHIN hospitals and Community Health Centres to collect a consistent set of patient demographic data to ensure health equity. Mount Sinai has received the Canada's Best Diversity Employer award for the past six years.
Marylin has previously worked in the field of workplace human rights and equity for over 20 years, and has extensive experience educating and addressing issues related to workplace harassment and discrimination, violence, and domestic violence.