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Integrating cultural safety teaching into an undergraduate medical curriculum

Lisa Richardson

Award: Phoenix Project Fellowship (2014)


Co-Sponsor: University Health Network

Themes:
  • Indigenous perspectives
  • Medical education and curricula

This fellowship explored the Indigenous concept of cultural safety as a framework for reimagining clinical encounters in a holistic way. A key goal of the fellowship project was to integrate teachings about cultural safety and Indigenous ways of knowing into the formal undergraduate medical curriculum to enhance therapeutic encounters between healthcare providers and their patients.

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