Weeneebayko Health Education Campus
Investing in education transformation to support health transformation. This partnership will establish a new health sciences campus that delivers decolonized curricula for local Indigenous youth in northeastern Ontario. This collaboration will co-create decolonized, interprofessional curricula for nursing, medicine, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, midwifery, and paramedicine.
- Deliver experiences for youth to explore career opportunities in healthcare
- Provide college and university application support to youth applying for education programs in healthcare fields
- With local First Nations schools, co-create curriculum that prepare high school students for postsecondary programs
- Co-create decolonized, interprofessional curricula for nursing, medicine, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, midwifery, and paramedicine
- Establish a campus in Moosonee in partnership with local, provincial and federal governments.
- Create “wrap-around” student supports tailored to the needs of students from remote Indigenous communities
- Support transition to practice paths with community healthcare partners
- Launched the WAHA Summer Program in summer 2022, which saw Indigenous youth attend an immersive summer camp on Queen’s campus to introduce them to learning and working in the health sciences.
- Collaboration on Indigenous health professions training and career pathways
Supporting Strategic Priorities