Med school commits to further advance reconciliation and healing with Indigenous Peoples – UCalgary News

Driven by a commitment to create change, the Cumming School of Medicine’s Indigenous, Local and Global Health (ILGH) Office is seeking to provide funding, resource and infrastructure support for projects that further reconciliation and healing with Indigenous Peoples.

A virtual information session aiming to catalyze interest in the reconciliation and healing initiative, known as Indigenous Health Education Pathways to Healing, is scheduled for Oct. 15 from 12 to 1 p.m. Details and registration.

The session will provide an overview of Pathways to Healing (who can apply, funding opportunities and types of projects which qualify) and an opportunity for questions from attendees. Dr. Gabriele Lindstrom, PhD, educational development consultant (Indigenous Ways of Knowing), Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning, will also speak to the connection between education and health from an Indigenous perspective.

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