Nominated: Canadian College of Health Leaders (CHLNET)
Lisa Richardson is a clinician-educator in the University of Toronto’s Division of General Internal Medicine, and practices at the University Health Network. Her academic interest lies in the integration of critical and Indigenous perspectives into medical education. She is Faculty co-Lead in Indigenous Medical Education for the University of Toronto’s MD program and is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine where she leads the new portfolio called Person-Centered Care Education. She currently holds the Wilson Centre’s Indigenous Health Education Investigator award, and is a previous AMS Phoenix fellow for her work related to teaching cultural safety. She chairs several provincial and national committees to advance Indigenous medical education, and was recently honoured with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons’ Thomas Dignan Award for Indigenous Health.