Office of Indigenous Health

Beaded StethoscopeWe work to further Indigenous Medical Education by:

  • responding to questions regarding the Indigenous Student Application Program (ISAP)
  • developing and supporting Indigenous Programming within Undergraduate Medical Education for students looking to learn about Indigenous concepts of community, health and healing
  • supporting Indigenous medical students through scholarships and bursaries
  • developing curriculum around Indigenous concepts of health and healing
  • creating a culturally safe learning environment for our students within the MD Program
  • mentoring students to help them succeed along their chosen path in medicine undertaking Indigenous community outreach
  • advocating to address interpersonal and systemic racism in collaboration with the Chief Diversity Officer
  • undertaking Indigenous community outreach

Our team

Dr. Chase McMurren
Indigenous Medical Education Theme Lead, MD Program

Dr. Lisa Richardson
Vice-Chair, Culture and Inclusion, Department of Medicine

Rosary Spence
Indigenous Learner Support Program Coordinator



Indigenous Health in Ontario: An introductory guide for medical students

Preclerkship Curriculum in Indigenous Health

Visit the OIME YouTube channel to view videos from some of our community members who have generously shared their stories with us. 


Office of Indigenous Medical Education, Undergraduate Medical Education
Medical Sciences Building, Room 2354
1 King's College Circle 
Toronto, ON M5S 1A8
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