Loading Events
All Events
  • This event has passed.

December 6, 2023

We continue to advocate for healthy Métis communities! Our Director of Health, Reagan Bartel, will be participating in an important Spotlight Series panel discussion on December 6, hosted by Healthcare Excellence Canada (HEC).

Patient Safety: Cultural Safety and Anti-Indigenous Racism 

December 6, 2023

10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (MST)

Register to Attend This Online Discussion

Host: Beverley Pomeroy, Senior Program Lead, Healthcare Excellence Canada


  • Reagan Bartel, Director of Health for the Otipemisiwak Métis Government within Alberta
  • Bobbi Paul-Alook, Secretary of health and seniors, for the Otipemisiwak Métis Government within Alberta
  • Alika Lafontaine, MD, FRCPC; Immediate past-President, Canadian Medical Association; Anesthesiologist, Alberta Health Services; Associate Clinical Professor, University of Alberta
  • Lynn Kilabuk, former President of Larga Baffin

HEC’s new patient safety approach includes a broader concept of harm, including harm caused by racism. Cultural safety and anti-racism are essential to supporting safer care. Unfortunately, First Nations, Inuit and Métis people and communities continue to face racism in healthcare.

On December 6, panelists will look at how racism and culturally unsafe care affect the safety and quality of care for First Nations, Inuit and Métis people and communities. Join us to explore strategies and actions for creating culturally safe and equitable care as we take a distinction-based approach to an urgent patient safety issue.


December 6, 2023
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Event Category:


Livestream Online
View Venue Website