International Medical Graduates (IMGs)

Psychiatry Faculty Mentorship Group


Group co-leaders: Dr. Tarek RajjiDr. Dafna Kahana

Next session: Friday November 4, 2022 (8:45am - 9:45am) on Zoom

Topics of interest may include known challenges, barriers and opportunities concerning academic careers of faculty immigrating to Canada and adjusting to the Canada health-care and academic systems. These topics include:

  • Choosing and maintaining a career pathway

  • Licensure-related issues

  • Negotiation, choosing priorities/options, and self-advocacy skills

  • Feeling unsupported/isolated

  • Celebrating cultural diversity

  • Intersectionality with race, gender, and other social and cultural categorizations and stereotypes