Indigenization

FD highly recommends all faculty take the course on Indigenous Wellness.  This course is offered regularly and you can register through CME. Download the Brochure Here.

We also recommend you take the FD workshop on Unconscious Bias.  Check in Events for details.

USask Indigenization links: https://teaching.usask.ca/curriculum/indigenization.php#IndigenizationandTheUniversityofSaskatchewan

Other general information on Indigenous Health resources are available at http://www.nccah-ccnsa.ca/34/Publications.nccah

AFMC has a manual of core competencies for UG teaching which is being updated - https://afmc.ca/pdf/CoreCompetenciesEng.pdf and other information at their site Indigenous Health Network. 

The Indigenous Physicians of Canada link is http://ipac-amic.org/.

The Truth and Reconciliation call to action report http://nctr.ca/assets/reports/Calls_to_Action_English2.pdf might serve as a guide to ensure we have resources listed to help address those health recommendations that have faculty development implications.

A key recent article in the Medical Education Literature describing indigenous issues relevant to teaching in medicine can be found here.  You can access the entire article by going through the university library.


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The CoM Division of Social Accountability has many resources and events to support your work in this area.  Please visit their site at:

https://medicine.usask.ca/social-accountability//index.php


Indigenous Health is a priority area of the AFMC (Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada).  https://afmc.ca/priorities/indigenous-health is an excellent source of the resources they have available.


Indigenous Engagement

The University of Saskatchewan is dedicated to Indigenous student success, to fostering meaningful relationships with Indigenous communities and to promoting Indigenous knowledges and scholarship. Through collaboration, innovation, respect and humility, the university fosters a welcoming environment that is grounded in the principles of reconciliation and is able to address the calls to action placed on everyone in this country.

Office of the Vice-Provost Indigenous Engagement - Strategic Goals:

• Respectful and constructive engagement
• Active communications
• Systemic and systems transformation
• System-wide learning

Track Your Thinking

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Thinking about your thinking – click on the image above to download and use this template to record  “process notes” to reflect on what you want to use or take away from this page.  This can be similar to writing a progress note on patient care.  Download this pdf and keep it as a record.  Write out your comments on what you are learning and come back to this from time to time to see how your thoughts and feelings are changing.  Review what you have written and re-comment on how you are applying what you are learning to your day to day practice.


 

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