Community and Connection

A list of resources to help connect you with the broader Indigenous medical education community.

Indigenous Physicians Association of Canada: Facebook Page

Like our page on Facebook to stay up to date on different events, resources, and announcements related to the Indigenous medical community.

Indigenous Physicians Association of Canada: Facebook Group

Become an IPAC member and obtain access to our private Facebook Group where we post various career, speaking/event, and research opportunities. Connect with fellow members in the Indigenous medical community.

Indigenous Medical Students’ Association of Canada

A community founded by Indigenous medical students from across Canada and designed specifically for Indigenous medical students. IMSAC uses a ‘Leadership Circle’, as opposed to a hierarchical structure, and seeks to create a national association that will act as a safe space for Indigenous medical students across Canada to build community, work together on advocacy, and increase Indigenous representation.


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"No one left behind: equality, freedom, and justice for all"! 🌈 May 17th marks the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia—a day to reaffirm our commitment to equality, acceptance, and love for all. Together, we can create a world where everyone feels safe, valued, and free to be their authentic selves. 🌍
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Join us for #MentalHealthWeek, May 6-12, and answer the "Call to Be Kind"!🌟 This year, @cmhanational reminds us about the healing power of compassion. Let's explore how kindness and empathy can make a difference in our world. Together, let's spread compassion and support. 💙 #CompassionConnects #CompassionHeals #kindnessmatters
May 5 is the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and Two-Spirit people (MMIWG2S) in Canada, also known as Red Dress Day. Originating as an artistic response, red dresses symbolize the tragedy of over 1000 missing and murdered Indigenous individuals.  Please note: The day can be triggering for those affected by MMWIG2S+ loss. You can connect with the MMWIG2S+ support call line at 1-844-413-6649. This line is available free of charge, 24/7.  Since 1974, @nwac_canada has advocated for Indigenous women, girls, and gender-diverse people. We extend our deepest gratitude to NWAC for bringing #MMIWG2S to light!  #RedDressDay  #IndigenousRights  #justiceforMMIWG2S
🚨 Last Call! IPAC Awards nominations due May 3rd, Midnight PDT! Don't miss your chance to honour Indigenous healthcare contributions.
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