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Workshops

Melanin Medics provide a wide range of Equality and Diversity workshops to enable medical students and doctors to better understand and support colleagues and patients from diverse backgrounds. We offer highly-informative sessions and provide in-depth and personal learning opportunities for participants, which are delivered by skilled facilitators who are both passionate and knowledgable on the subject areas.. Our workshops are based on collective experiences and underpinned by evidence-based practice and relevant theory.

Promoting diversity in Medicine 

One of our missions at Melanin Medics is to 'Promote Diversity in Medicine'. We believe that it is important for all current and future doctors to recognise and understand the impact of racial inequality in Medicine. Tackling racial inequality requires both individual and collective action, recognising biases and taking steps to support others. Our workshops provide innovative ways to foster critical conversations and understanding about inequality and difference and further provides actionable strategies and tools that individuals can use to advocate for themselves, patients, colleagues and others. 

What we offer

We offer:

  • Comprehensive sessions to ensure that participants gain skills, confidence and strategies in tackling racial inequality and supporting others

  • Highly interactive and participatory to encourage active learning and engagement

  • A safe space, giving participants an opportunity reflect on their own feelings and experiences

  • Face-to face or online delivery

Applying concepts of allyship and advocacy through case scenarios made me think about how to improve patient/colleague interactions in practice, also the session was really open to discussion and asking questions which I appreciated

- Fourth Year Medical Student

Allyship & Advocacy in Medicine Workshop

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Our Workshops

We offer a range of EDI workshops suitable for medical students and doctors. 

  • Allyship & Advocacy in Medicine

  • Widening participation

  • Anti-racism

  • Being an Active Bystander

We would be delighted to run our workshop at your institution. Our sessions can be adapted to suit your organisation's needs.

 

If you have any queries or you are interested in having us, please contact us:

melaninmedics@gmail.com 

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