Assistant Professor  |  Indigenous Health Theme Lead

Chase Everett McMurren

Department of Family and Community Medicine


Chase McMurren

Dr. Chase Everett McMurren [he&him] lives and works in Tkarón:to | GichiKiiwenging | Toronto, though comes from Lethbridge, which is on traditional Siksikaitsitapi  | Blackfoot Confederacy Territory and is covered by Treaty 7. His clan is the Turtle and his spirit name is Water Song Medicine Keeper. His ancestors are Michif/Métis, Celtic, French and Ukrainian. Dr. McMurren feels privileged to practice medicine & provides integrative medical psychotherapy, primarily for physicians and artists struggling with grief and overwhelm. Dr. McMurren also has a small home-visiting palliative practice for long-living people with advanced illness. Currently, Dr. McMurren serves as the Indigenous Health Theme Lead in the MD Program and the Indigenous Practitioner Liaison within the Office of Indigenous Health in the Temerty Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, where he is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family & Community Medicine. At the moment, Dr. McMurren is honoured to be the Co-Chair of the Practising Well Implementation Group at the Ontario College of Family Physicians & the Co-Chair of the National Consortium for Indigenous Medical Education (NCIME) Working Group on Physician Wellness and Joy in Work.