Wilson Centre Investigator Award in Indigenous Medical Education at University Health Network

Lisa Richardson MD MA FRCPC

Lisa is a Wilson Centre Researcher, clinician educator in the University of Toronto's Division of General Internal Medicine, and practices at the University Health Network.   Her academic interest lies in the integration of postcolonial, indigenous and feminist perspectives into medical education.   She is Faculty co-Lead in Indigenous Medical Education for the University of Toronto's medical school and is an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine. 

She is a 2014-2016 AMS Phoenix Fellow for her work related to the creation and integration of cultural safety teaching into the medical school curriculum. She is an active member of the Indigenous Physicians’ Association of Canada and is on the planning committee for the annual Indigenous Health Conference.  She is also a member of the University of Toronto’s Steering Committee whose role is to advise the University about how to implement the Calls to Action from Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission.