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Marcia Anderson

Keynote Speaker
Participates in 5 items

Dr. Marcia Anderson is Cree-Anishinaabe and grew up in the North End of Winnipeg. Her family roots go to Peguis First Nation and Norway House Cree Nation in Manitoba. She practices both Internal Medicine and Public Health as a Medical Officer of Health with Indigenous Services Canada- Manitoba Region. She is the Vice-Dean, Indigenous Health and the Executive Director of Indigenous Academic Affairs in the Ongomiizwin Indigenous Institute of Health and Healing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba. She serves as the Chair of the Indigenous Health Network of the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada and the Chair of the National Consortium for Indigenous Medical Education. She was recognized for her contributions to Indigenous peoples health with a National Aboriginal Achievement Award in March 2011. In 2018 she was named one of the 100 most powerful women in Canada by the Women’s Executive Network. She recently received the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Dr. Thomas Dignan Indigenous Health Award.

Financial disclosure: Dr Anderson has/had an affiliation (financial or otherwise) with a commercial organization:

Ka Ni Kanichihk Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs - Public Health Consultant

Sessions in which Marcia Anderson participates

Friday 10 June, 2022

Time Zone: (GMT-04:00) Atlantic Time (Canada)
8:00 AM
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM | 2 hours
Current Concepts

Learning ObjectivesAt the end of this session, participants will be able to:Determine the ocular conditions associated with obstructive sleep apneaDescribe how racism operates within health care in parallel ways to how racism operates in other settingsProvide a framework for how we can move from supportive statements to anti-racist actionCanMEDS Roles: Medical Expert, Scholar

8:10 AM
8:10 AM - 8:20 AM | 10 minutes
Current ConceptsEDI
3:45 PM
3:45 PM - 5:15 PM | 1 hour 30 minutes

Learning ObjectivesAt the end of this symposium, participants will be able to:Describe the impact of racism in medicine and healthcare, and identify approaches towards active anti-racismDescribe emerging research on gender equity in ophthalmologyApply best practices to become effective allies and advocates in the healthcare setting, with a special emphasis on the needs of vulnerable populationsIntegrate Indigenous health concep...