Resources for Pharmacy Professionals to Support EDI

Ongoing learning is an important way to support your EDI journey, address potential health inequities for patients and identify any EDI challenges or barriers your pharmacy peers may face. The following resources explore EDI using a healthcare lens and have been curated from a variety of sources.

Registrants are encouraged to take the time to review the resources that are most relevant to their interest and practice. The resources below is not an exhaustive list and additional resources will continue to be added to the page on an ongoing basis. If you know of any resources that the College should consider including, please email

Note: These resources are shared for continuing education purposes for pharmacy professionals. Inclusion of the resources below should not be construed as an endorsement of the particular content or organization.

Introduction to EDI

Principles of Inclusion, Diversity, Access, and Equity

Role of Pharmacy Professionals in Supporting EDI

Providing Equitable Care for Persons with Disabilities

The Culture of Professionalism in Pharmacy

Providing Inclusive Pharmacy Care to Black Patients

Resources and tools to support Black patients – CPhA

EDI Challenges Faced by Pharmacy Professionals

Discrimination towards Pharmacists in Practice Settings

Discrimination in Health Services Experienced by Immigrant Minorities in Ontario

Stereotype and Discrimination Faced by Pharmacist

Discrimination and Racism in the Pharmacy Profession: Experiences from the Front Line

Discrimination and Racism in the Pharmacy Profession: Reflections from the Pharmacy Sector

Providing LGBT2SQ+ Inclusive Pharmacy Care

What does it mean to be a 2SLGBTQI+ friendly pharmacy? (Login or create a free Canadian Healthcare Network account to access)

10 Actions for Creating an Inclusive Pharmacy Space

A Guide to LGBT2SQ-friendly Language

5 Tips to Deliver LGBTQ+ Centered Care

Rainbow Health Ontario

LGBT2SQ Health Resource Library

Pharmacy Connection Articles

The Importance of Inclusive, Relevant Care: In Conversation with Community Pharmacist Connor Gibney 

Allyship and the Role of Pharmacists in Supporting Indigenous Peoples and Communities 

The Importance of Pronouns to your Patients

3 Reasons why EDI is Important in Pharmacy

EDI Strategy Will Promote Learning and Inclusive Experiences