Métis doctor honoured for serving remote Indigenous communities – CBC

Dr. Catherine Cook wins the 2018 Dr. Thomas Dignan Indigenous Health Award

Dr. Catherine Cook has been fighting for equal access to health care for Indigenous people for 30 years.

On Thursday, The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada formally announced that Cook’s work has been honoured with the 2018 Dr. Thomas Dignan Indigenous Health Award.

“This award is a tremendous honour for me. I’ve met Dr. Tom Dignon when I was a medical student years ago,” Cook told The Current’s Friday host Piya Chattopadhyay.

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