We are delighted to announce that Dr. Rebekah Eatmon, family physician and BCCFP Indigenous Physician Lead, will be the keynote speaker at the BCCFP Leaders Dinner in Vancouver on May 10.

Her talk will explore the unique views of leadership from an Indigenous physician’s perspective.

About Dr. Eatmon:

Dr. Rebekah Eatmon is a family physician serving both urban and rural Indigenous peoples at the Lu’ma Medical Centre in Vancouver, as well as Carrier Sekani Family Services in Northern BC.

She is Tsimshian from Lax Kw’alaams, from the Raven Clan on her father’s side and Métis on her mother’s side. She completed her medical training at UBC, where she participated in cultural safety learning as a resident in the Indigenous Family Medicine Program.

Dr. Eatmon joined the BCCFP team as Indigenous Physician Lead in August 2021 and plays a fundamental role in embedding cultural safety learning and practices throughout our organization.

Read more about the BCCFP’s journey towards reconciliation here.

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