CoDHCast: #RaceEquityMonth | Engaging Allies

11 November 2022

In this very open and honest CoDHcast, Dr Paul Driscoll-Evans, Pro-Vice Chancellor (Health) at the University of Suffolk, speaks to Swati Kale, Lecturer in Physiotherapy at University of East Anglia, about what allyship means to them. They both reflect on the importance of understanding your own biases and consider the barriers minoritised students and staff face in healthcare higher education. Paul shares insights about his allyship journey and turning point for him when he realised he had to be a better ally. Paul outlines some of the actions he has taken at his institution since this turning point, including starting to develop the Stars of the Future programme.

Swati is one of the Council’s Fellows for 2022 and Paul is Swati’s mentor as part of the Scheme.

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