The BC College of Family Physicians (BCCFP) signed the BC First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) Declaration of Commitment to Cultural Safety and Humility on November 1, 2019.
Recommended resources and activities
- Watch Marcia Anderson’s Ted-X talk: Indigenous Knowledge to Close Gaps in Indigenous Health.
- Read First Peoples, Second Class Treatment – a discussion paper on the role of racism in the health and well-being of Indigenous peoples in Canada.
- Watch the BC Patient Safety and Quality Council (BCPSQC) cultural safety and humility webinar series.
- Watch and read UBC’s Indigenous Patient-Led CPD resources.
- Participate in San’yas: Indigenous Cultural Safety Training – a unique, online training program designed to enhance self-awareness and strengthen the skills of those who work both directly and indirectly with Indigenous people. The goal of the Indigenous Cultural Safety (ICS) training is to develop understanding and promote positive partnerships between service providers and Indigenous people. Bursaries of $500 are available through REAP for family physicians who work or train in a Rural Subsidiary Agreement (RSA) community.
- Read and share the BCCFP document: Practising Cultural Safety and Humility in the Response to COVID-19
- Visit the anti-racism section of our website for further resources