Integrating cultural safety teaching into an undergraduate medical curriculum
Award: Phoenix Project Fellowship (2014)
Co-Sponsor: University Health Network
- 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.