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Decolonizing Healthcare Congress Day

University of Calgary Cumming School of Medicine and Faculty of Nursing

Saturday, 22 June 2019 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (MDT)

Decolonizing Healthcare Congress Day

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What: Learn about decolonizing healthcare institutions and contribute to actionable ways to address decolonizing healthcare.

Why: To address the inequities and disparities faced by Indigenous patients within the context of our healthcare system by uniting healthcare professionals and community members to generate meaningful ideas through collaboration.

Who: Open to all.





Hippocrates Atrium


Welcome & Registration

Light breakfast served

Clara Christie Theatre


Introduction and Blessing

Clara Christie Theatre


Paired Keynote Address: Decolonizing through an Indigenous and Non-Indigenous lens

Breakout Rooms


Breakout Room Workshops (I)

HRIC Atrium



Breakout Rooms


Breakout Room Workshops (II & III)

Clara Christie


Debrief and reflections as large group

Clare Christie


Summary of actions to move forward & Closing Remarks


Keynote Speakers: 

Dr. Lisa Richardson

Faculty of Medicine Strategic Advisor, Indigenous Health, University of Toronto

Dr. Chris Sarin

Deputy Medical Officer of Health, First Nations and Inuit Health Branch, Alberta Region

Breakout Room Workshop Leaders

Scott Calling Last, Outreach Worker

Deanna Wolf Ear, First Nations Health Consortium

Kelly Good Eagle, Siksika Elder & Horn Society member

Ramona Beatty, Department of Political Sciences, University of Calgary

Patricia Derbyshire, Co-Founder Otahpiaaki Program of Research, MRU

Cheryle Chagnon-Greyeyes, Leader, Green Party of Alberta

Randi Sager, Indigenous Counsellor, The Mustard Seed

Wendy Hutchins, Organizer, Indigenous youth summer STEM camps

Nazia Viceer, Research Associate, University of Calgary

Rita Henderson, Indigenous Health Dialogue Co-Chair, University of Calgary

Caithlyn Munar, 


Further Speaker info TBA

If you have any questions please contact the organizing committee at:


Food provided by Aahksoyo'p Indigenous Comfort Food

Image artist & Description: Josh Littlelight aka Grim Lumina


Sponsored by: 

Undergraduate Medical Education

Graduate Students' Association

Graduate Science Education

Office of Professionalism, Equity, and Diversity

The Calgary Foundation

Calgary Medical Students' Association

Alberta Indigenous Mentorship in Health Innovation Network

Strategic Partnerships and Community Engagement


Have questions about Decolonizing Healthcare Congress Day? Contact University of Calgary Cumming School of Medicine and Faculty of Nursing

When & Where

Cumming School of Medicine University of Calgary
3330 Hospital Drive Northwest
Calgary, AB T2N 4N1

Saturday, 22 June 2019 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (MDT)

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