The BC College of Family Physicians (BCCFP) signed the BC First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) Declaration of Commitment to Cultural Safety and Humility at a special ceremony on November 1 that was witnessed by special guests and BCCFP members.

The signing signals a shared intention to advance Cultural Safety and Humility among family physicians involved in the delivery of health services to First Nations and Indigenous Populations in BC.

BCCFP President Dr. Jeanette Boyd signed the declaration with Dr. Evan Adams, chief medical officer for the FNHA.

Pictured below from (from left) are: Te’ta-in Shane Pointe, FNHA knowledge keeper and xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) elder; Dr. Terri Aldred, BCCFP director; Toby Achtman, BCCFP executive director; Dr. Francine Lemire, CFPC executive director & CEO; Dr. Jeanette Boyd, BCCFP president; Dr. Evan Adams, FNHA chief medical officer, and Dr. Rebekah Eatmon, co-chief resident of the Indigenous Family Medicine Program.

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