Language, privilege and how we can do better

Weight Stigma & Size Inclusivity

Deep diving on weight stigma, bias and privilege in healthcare and the importance of size inclusivity.
Self-paced webinar content, videos, peer support & more! 

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this webinar you will be able to 

- Understand the complex interplay between weight stigma, bias, and privilege within healthcare systems, and its impact on patient care and outcomes.

- Recognize the manifestations of weight-based discrimination in healthcare settings, including disparities in access to care, misdiagnosis, and inadequate treatment options for individuals in larger bodies.

- Evaluate personal biases and privileges that may influence clinical practice, fostering greater self-awareness and accountability among healthcare professionals.

- Articulate the importance of size inclusivity as a foundational principle of patient-centered care, and its role in promoting equitable and compassionate healthcare practices.

- Apply practical strategies to challenge weight stigma, cultivate a culture of respect and dignity, and advocate for policies that support size-inclusive healthcare environments, ultimately striving to create spaces where all patients, regardless of size, feel valued and supported in their pursuit of health and well-being.
Meet the speaker 

Meredith Woosley

Meredith is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist, Principal EP and owner of clinic Move to Live in Adelaide, SA. Her passion for improving accessibility in healthcare expands not just from her clinic, but she works tirelessly to educate other on the Health At Every Size (HAES) paradigm of providing people of all shapes and sizes with healthcare tailored to them.
Esme Soan - Course Author 
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