Creating a Culture for Change: Addressing Racism in Team-Based Care (Webinar)

Team Up! Team-Based Primary & Community Care in Action is a webinar and podcast series 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.


In our Team Up! Team-Based Primary & Community Care in Action season 2 opening webinar continued the conversation from our March webinar Addressing Racism in Team-Based Care: Lessons Learned from the In Plain Sight Report. In this dialogue session, our speakers explored resources that helped them on their cultural safety & humility journeys and how this contributes to creating a speak out culture and addressing anti-Indigenous racism.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Learn from others about how you can help facilitate culture in team-based care primary & community care that actively addresses racism.
  2. Recommend cultural safety & humility tools and resources for primary and community care teams.
  3. Relate your experience(s) with team-based care to others working in primary and community care teams across BC.
  4. Identify opportunities for strengthening team-based care at your local sites.

Speaker Bios

Cathy Almost

Cathy has over 20 years of experience in engagement, teaching, leadership training and program coordination in both health and academics. She has a graduate degree in Leadership with a Business focus.Cathy has worked with the Patient Voices Network since 2013. She believes strongly in patient activation and person- and family-centred care. She is a graduate of BCPSQC’s Quality Academy and a lifelong learner. She loves getting to know people and helping them discover their strengths. Leadership and mentoring are things that Cathy is passionate about. She is a member of the Gwich’in Tribal Council and lives in Terrace, BC. She loves to play team sports of all kinds.

Keaton Fraser

Keaton Fraser (he/him) is a guest on the unceded, ancestral and sacred territory of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) peoples. Keaton is a Research Assistant with the Innovation Support Unit (ISU) at the University of British Columbia. Keaton has experience in technical support as well a strong interests in medical research. His current research includes developing a primary health care directory. He has expressed interest in ultimately improving the quality of health care in British Columbia with the ISU.

Michee-Ana Hamilton

Michee-Ana Hamilton she/her (MSc) is a settler of Caribbean descent. She is grateful for the opportunity to live, work and play on the unceded traditional territories of the Coast Salish Peoples, including the traditional territories of xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. Michee is a research analyst, and has experience with mixed methods research, systematic reviews and meta-analysis, grant coordination, and program service delivery. She has also had the privilege of collaborating with and engaging people with lived and living experience of substance use in research and service delivery. Her research interests include improving care for people affected by substance use, resilience in marginalized communities, and health equity.

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