Dr. Javeed Sukhera is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and is cross-appointed to the Department of Paediatrics at the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University, in London, Ontario, Canada.
He is also a Scientist at the Centre for Education Research and Innovation at Western University.
His interdisciplinary research program explores novel approaches to stigma reduction and implicit bias recognition and management in health professionals.
His research has been published in high impact journals and he is routinely interviewed by local and national media for his expertise.
This has been a year like no other. The ever-present nature of racial trauma in society has been challenging for all of us, especially children and teens. The COVID-19 pandemic has created a rupture in society, magnifying inequities and redefining what it means to be vulnerable. The violent nature of racism has been on full display on television and in social media.