Department of Medicine

Dr. Lisa Richardson appointed Faculty of Medicine Strategic Advisor, Indigenous Health

Feb 24, 2019

Richardson_Lisa.jpgDr. Lisa Richardson The Department of Medicine's Dr. Lisa Richardson has been appointed Strategic Advisor, Indigenous Health, Faculty of Medicine alongside Department of Surgery's Dr. Jason Pennington.

Since 2012, Drs. Richardson and Pennington have worked with Faculty leaders to create and develop the Office of Indigenous Medical Education within the MD program. They will lead efforts to expand the work of this office to support learners, faculty and staff across the education continuum. 

Dr. Richardson is a clinician-educator in U of T’s Division of General Internal Medicine. She practices at the University Health Network where she is also an Education Researcher at the Wilson Centre. Her academic interest lies in the integration of critical, Indigenous and feminist perspectives into medical education. She currently holds the role of Indigenous Health Strategy Lead for Women’s College Hospital and co-leads a new portfolio for the Department of Medicine called Person-Centered Care Education. She chairs several provincial and national committees to advance Indigenous medical education.