There is no quality in healthcare without equity (quintuple aim) which is interdependent between the paramedic and the patient. Quality care is underpinned by a fulsome understanding of the context of the entire community, how women, nonbinary, marginalized, Black or Brown, Indigenous, and other intersectional people experience health is different than what is considered the norm that centers abled cishetero-white males. This edition speaks to and from the perspectives of mostly privileged white women in paramedicine, who strive to contribute to transforming and advancing paramedicine to enable higher quality of care.
(Head on to this month’s edition to read the full Guest Editorial from Tyne M. Lunn, Cheryl Cameron, Sarah Logan, and Becky Donelon)
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This edition of Canadian Paramedicine magazine themed “Stronger Together” marks the third annual installment of “Women in Canadian Paramedicine.” Since 2019, the April/May issue has been an opportunity for strategically curated content and often challenging and uncomfortable discussions.
Welcome to a special issue of Canadian Paramedicine magazine. The theme for this issue is Women In Paramedicine: Past, Present and Future. The content of this issue was authored entirely by women involved in Canadian paramedicine, from sundry different roles and perspectives.