Lisa Richardson is the Associate Dean, Inclusion & Diversity at the University of Toronto’s Temerty Faculty of Medicine.
She is a clinician educator in U of T’s Division of General Internal Medicine and practices at the University Health Network where she is also an Education Researcher at the Wilson Centre. She currently holds the role of Indigenous Health Strategy Lead for Women’s College Hospital, where she founded the Centre for Wise Practices, and co-leads a new portfolio for the Department of Medicine called Person-Centred Care Education. Lisa is a strong advocate for Indigenous health equity and Indigenous health education at the local, national and international level. Lisa is a 2014 – 2016 AMS Phoenix Fellow for her work related to the creation and integration of cultural safety teaching into the medical school curriculum. She co-authored the chapter Care in the Real World: Partial Perspectives on Compassion, Technology and Equity in the 2020 AMS Healthcare Book titled “Without Compassion, There Is No Healthcare”. Lisa remains a valued contributor to the AMS Healthcare Community.