The fourth IRSN meeting was held on November 1, 2018 in collaboration with the Ryerson Universtity. The keynote speaker of the meeting was Dr. Shafi Bhuiyan, Co-Founder & Program Manager/Lead, Internationally Trained Medical Doctors (ITMDs) Bridging Program at Ryerson University. The meeting also included the official launch of the Immigrant Researchers Support Network (IRSN) web portal as well as a professional development workshop by Ann Simona, Lecturer, Ryerson University.


Welcome adn Introductions by Axelle Janczur, Executive Director, Access Alliance


Keynote Adderss by Dr. Shafi Bhuiyan

(intorduction by Michaela Hynie, IIS Advisory Committee Member)


IRSN Web Portal Launch

Emal Stanizai, MD, MA

Project Coordinator, Immigrant Insight Scholars Inititaive


Sumona, Liza, MPH

Immigrant Insight Scholar


Usharani Rathinam, PhD

Member, Immigrant Researchers Support Network (IRSN)


Aysha Shamsuddin, MA

Member, Immigrant Researchers Support Network (IRSN)



Dena Marcos, CHRP, Career Education Specialist, Ryerson University

Professional Development Workshop: Resume and Cover Letter preparation




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