MBChB, MMEd, FRCPC
Saroo Sharda is an anesthesiologist, medical educator, writer and trained creative writing coach. She identifies as a woman of colour of North Indian descent, who has the privilege of being cis-gender, straight, able-bodied and economically privileged. Dr Sharda is the Associate Dean of Equity and Inclusion for the Faculty of Health Sciences at McMaster University and the inaugural Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Lead at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, where she has led cross-organizational work to embed an EDI and anti-racist lens into complaints processes, policy work and ongoing education of committee and Council. Dr Sharda is also the Chair of the Physician Wellness Committee at the Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society. She holds a Masters and Fellowship in Medical Education. Her work is rooted in theories of power, hierarchy and identity formation..