MD Program

Indigenous programming

The Office of Indigenous Medical Education provides support to Indigenous students in a variety of ways including supporting and being involved in initiatives through out the medical school, and university-wide.

Additional Indigenous programming includes:

  • Indigenous Health Elective (IHE) provides an opportunity for first and second year medical students to engage with leaders in the Indigenous community, learn about the health and social challenges faced by Indigenous peoples in Canada, and gain a deeper understanding of Indigenous culture. This elective sponsored by the Medical Alumni Associationthrough the Class of 4T6 Memorial Fund and TD Insurance through the Pillar Sponsorship Program. For more information, please contact the IHE Coordinators.
  • The Dr. Marguerite (Peggy) Hill Lecture on Indigenous Health is an annual public lecture which explores various topics around Aboriginal health and healing. The lecture is sponsored by The Medical Alumni Association, in partnership with the Office of Indigenous Medical Education.

2014 Peggy Hill Lecture on Indigenous Health

2015 Peggy Hill Lecture on Indigenous Health