Addressing Racism in Team-Based Care: Learnings from the In Plain Sight Report (Webinar)

This is the seventh installment of Team Up! Team-Based Primary & Community Care in Action that aims to connect individuals and teams, identify tools to apply to current work underway and share experiences in team-based care across the province.


Harmony Johnson, Executive Director of the Review Team, presented a summary of the three reports arising from the independent Addressing Racism Review into allegations of racism and discrimination in the BC health care system and its importance in the transition to team-based care. Attendees learned about key findings and insights from In Plain Sight, the complexity of the problem, and implications for team-based primary care.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the findings and recommendations from the In Plain Sight report.
  • Explore the relationship of these recommendations to clinical practice and the transition to team-based care.
  • Relate your experience(s) with team-based care to others working in primary and community care teams across BC.
  • Identify opportunities for strengthening team-based care at your local sites.

Speaker Bios

Harmony Johnson (sɛƛakəs)

Harmony is from the Tla’amin First Nation. She has more than 15 years of experience in executive and senior roles in health, First Nations policy, intergovernmental relations, and self-governance. She is the co-author of a number of publications about First Nations governance, health, and about the life and teachings of her people, including the book, Written as I Remember it: Teachings from the life of a Sliammon Elder. Harmony holds a BA from Simon Fraser University and an MHA from the University of British Columbia.

Check out the following resources that support team-based care!

In Plain Sight reports
In Plain Sight: Elaboration on the Review
Cultural Safety & Humility Action Series
Cultural Safety & Humility
Understanding Racism
Disaggregated Demographic Data Collection in BC: The Grandmother Perspective
First Nations Principles of OCAP

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