Table 2

Considerations when convening a panel (conversely: what to ask about when invited to speak at/attending an event)

Who is represented?
Who is not represented?
Gender (including people who identify as non-binary)
Skin colour (particularly women of colour and Indigenous peoples)
Socioeconomic status
Gender identity
Country of origin (people from LMICs, Global South)
Sexuality (people who identify as LGBTQ+—if safe for them to openly participate)
Career stage (graduate students, early career researchers)
TopicAll of the above, plus:
Patient perspectives
Athlete perspectives
Student perspectives
Non-clinician team members (eg, coaches, parents)
  • LGBTQ, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer; LMIC, low-income to middle-income country.