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The Content:

  • Include men and women in examples and describe findings for both.

  • Identify when the research on which practice is based does, and does not include both sexes.

  • Differences in the normal anatomy/physiology, etc, between males and females, should be presented as such, using neither sex as the norm.

  • Try to present the variety of occupations and family types in our society.

  • Use existing inequalities, as an opportunity for discussion and education. [2]


2. Tutor Guide to the Gender and Health Collaborative Curriculum written by Dr. Susan Phillips, Queen’s University and Chair of the Gender Issues Committee of the Council of Ontario Faculties of Medicine.

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