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Prepared by the Indigenous Health Working Group of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and Indigenous Physicians Association of Canada.

Family physicians know that supporting a patient’s health requires trust, compassion, and mutual respect.
For Indigenous patients and their families, this is not always achieved. Systemic racism has been identified
as a major barrier to positive relationships between physicians and Indigenous patients and the best care of
Indigenous peoples.

This brief guide for physicians helps you understand better the role that systemic racism can
play in shaping an Indigenous patient’s clinical experience, and what you can do about it. As Indigenous patients,
Indigenous physicians, and allies, we are appealing to you to help us address this pervasive and harmful problem.

Click here to download the full PDF

This entry was posted on Monday, March 7th, 2016 at 1:09 pm and is filed under Publisher's Page.