Pieces of Interest from COMP for the Week of February 20 – IDEAs at Home February: Inclusive, Equitable, and Accessible Hiring in Medical Physics/2021 COMP EDI Survey Results/COMP Executive Director Report
- Attention COMP members! Are you interested in learning how to navigate the complexities of bias and disclosure in the hiring process? Do you want to gain tools and strategies for tackling unconscious bias and making the process more equitable and accessible? What can you expect when applying to a centre that cares about equity? Join us at 1 PM EST on February 27th for IDEAs at Home on "Unconscious Bias and Inclusive Hiring in Medical Physics" to learn, share, and discuss!
Our invited speaker, Sandra Parris, VP Talent at Mayk (a Toronto-based creative agency) will present how the job search and hiring process is being changed by those passionate about creating equitable and accessible workspaces that attract the best talent. This interactive workshop will explore the inclusivity, diversity, equity, and accessibility barriers in the hiring process, and provide practical techniques for addressing and eliminating some of them. It will take a look at the process from an interviewees perspective, what to expect, what to look for, and how to prepare.
Pre-register here and don’t miss the chance to participate in this timely conversation in a welcoming space.
- The results of the 2021 COMP Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion climate survey have now been published! The results cover questions on experience’s of inclusion, belonging, professional opportunities, discrimination, microaggressions, racism and harassment in the respondent’s professional lives. Read the full report here.
- Read the latest COMP Executive Director Report in InterACTIONS!
Published on February 20, 2023
Pieces of Interest from COMP for the Week of September 25 – Deep-Learning Model Detects More Breast Cancers in High-Risk Women/Executive Director Report/COMP Career Page
A mammogram-based deep learning model can identify more breast cancers at screening MRI than traditional risk assessment models, according to a study published September 19...
Pieces of Interest from COMP for the Week of September 18 – Novel Machine Learning Approach Reveals The Hidden Origins Of Cancers/Message from the CCPM President/IDMP 2023
A research collaboration from MIT and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have harnessed the power of machine learning to develop a computational model that can predict the...
Pieces of Interest for the week of Monday September 11, 2023 – CNSC Innovation Grant/PROSPECT Trial Expands Treatment Options for Patients with Resectable Rectal Cancer/Message from the COMP President
COMP is pleased to announce a refresh of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) funded Innovation Grant. Following consultation with COMP members and the research...