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A new Gathering Place for learners, faculty and staff in the health professions to learn about and honour Indigenous perspectives of well-being and healing is now officially open at Women’s College Hospital.
The Gathering Place, which was the subject of a virtual tour and welcoming ceremony on Nov. 17, is a partnership between the Temerty Faculty of Medicine’s Office of Indigenous Health at the University of Toronto and the Centre for Wise Practices in Indigenous Health at Women’s College.
As part of the celebration, Lisa Richardson, vice-chair, culture and inclusion in the department of medicine, and Chase McMurren, Indigenous medical education theme lead for the MD program, were joined by Temerty Faculty of Medicine Dean Trevor Young and Women’s College Hospital President and CEO Heather McPherson.