Compassionate Minds: Dr. Lisa Richardson Episode 3


In this episode, host Helen Angus, CEO of AMS Healthcare, speaks with Dr. Lisa Richardson.

Dr. Lisa Richardson practices General Internal Medicine at the Toronto General Hospital and is the Associate Dean, Inclusion and Diversity; as well as Acting Vice Dean, Strategy, at the University of Toronto’s Temerty Faculty of Medicine. She is an education researcher at the Wilson Centre with a scholarly focus on how to integrate Indigenous and critical perspectives from the social sciences into medical education. Dr Richardson is the Strategic Lead in Indigenous Health for Women’s College Hospital where she founded Ganawishkadawe – The Centre for Wise Practices in Indigenous Health (https:/ She is on the Council of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and co-chairs the Royal College’s Indigenous Health Committee. Lisa is also a founding executive member of the National Consortium for Indigenous Medical Education ( and belongs to the Indigenous Physicians Association of Canada.