February 2023: Traditional Medicine (Date and details TBD)
Join BCCFP’s Indigenous Physician Lead, Dr. Rebekah Eatmon, for a webinar series aimed at deepening family physicians’ understanding of cultural safety and humility. Through discussion, supported learning, and self-reflection, the Cultural Safety and Humility in Family Medicine Series is an opportunity to learn more about integrating cultural safety and humility in your practice and in your interactions with First Nations and Indigenous patients.
Dr. 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.
This Group Learning program has been certified by The College of Family Physicians of Canada and the BC Chapter for up to 1 Mainpro+ credit per hour.
*For BCCFP members only*
Past Webinars Available on Demand:
Contraception Coercion: How do we ensure informed, coercion-free, prior shared decision making in our busy practices? – Recording available in the Learning Vault
In the third session of the series, Dr. Rebekah Eatmon was joined by Dr. Unjali Malhotra, Medical Officer, Women’s Health – First Nations Health Authority for a discussion on contraception coercion and how family physician can help to ensure informed, coercion-free decision making related to contraception for Indigenous patients.
In Plain Sight Panel Discussion – Recording available in the Learning Vault
The second session of the series, Dr. Rebekah Eatmon was joined by Drs. Elder Roberta Price, Jane Bishop, Michael Dumont and Unjali Malhotra to reflect on In Plain Sight – Addressing Indigenous Specific Racism in B.C. Health Care and to share what it meant to them and the changes that they have, or will be making to their work in response to the report.
“Ask Me Anything” with Dr. Eatmon – Recording available in the Learning Vault
In the first session of the series, BCCFP’s Indigenous Physician Lead, Dr. Rebekah Eatmon, shared her experience as a family physician working with urban and rural Indigenous Peoples in BC. Members had the opportunity to discuss, listen, and ask questions about cultural safety and humility in an open and safe learning environment.