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Teaching Methods for Addressing Cultural Safety: Promoting Indigenous Health


Thu May 16th 2019, 8:00 am to Thu May 16th 2019, 12:00 pm


The University Club, Queen's University
168 Stuart Street, Kingston, Ontario, K7L2V8, Canada
Registration for this program has closed. The capacity for this program has already been filled.

Barry Lavallee, MD, CCFP, FCFP, MClSc
Métis/Saulteaux, Makwa clan

8:00 am - 12:00 pm | University Club, George Teves Dining Room

Breakfast Included | KAIROS Blanket Exercise 

**registration required for this event**

Dr. Lavallee will visit Queen's and deliver a number of sessions to assist the Faculty of Health Sciences in our pursuit to help answer the Calls to Action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

Dr. Barry Lavallee is a member of Manitoba First Nation and Métis communities, and is a University of Manitoba trained family physician specializing in Indigenous health and northern practice. His clinical work has focused on the health and healing needs of First Nation and Métis communities. He has a Masters of Clinical Sciences from the University of Western Ontario. His research and clinical areas are chronic diseases, transgenerational trauma, impact of colonization on Indigenous communities and international Indigenous health. 

Session Outcomes:

  • Discuss the impact of language on cultural safety 
  • Employ teaching methods in clinical and classroom settings that promote cultural safety for peers and patients
  • Illustrate the connection between teaching cultural safety and health promotion  



Racism as an Indigenous Social Determinant of Health (Registration not required)

Wed May 15th 2019, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm, Britton Smith Lecture Theatre, Queen’s School of Medicine

Register at: https://healthsci.queensu.ca/faculty-staff/cpd/programs/lavalleelecture


Health Sciences Education Round: Indigenizing Educational Research and Workforces in Healthcare: Struggles and a way Forward

Fri May 17th 2019, 8:00 am to 9:00 am, Richardson Lab 104

Register at: https://healthsci.queensu.ca/faculty-staff/cpd/programs/lavaleeroundmay17


Enlightening Learning Event: Indigenous Medicine Knowledge

Fri Jun 21st 2019, 8:00 am to 9:00 am, Medical Quadrangle - Behind Summerhill

Register at: https://healthsci.queensu.ca/faculty-staff/cpd/programs/indigenousmedicineknowledge

Wed Oct 28th 2020, 7:19 am