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July 10th to 15th, 2022

 

False CreekThe Pacific Region Indigenous Doctors Congress (PRIDoC) 2022 will take place July 10-15, 2022 at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre in Vancouver B.C., on the unceded, traditional territories of the Coast Salish: the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh Nations.  This year’s theme is Connecting to the Spirit of the Land.

 

 

Schedule at a Glance

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PRIDoC 2022 is paperless

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PRIDoC Council Retreat

Van Dusen

 

The PRIDoC Council Retreat will take place on Sunday, July 10, 2022 at the VanDusen Botanical Gardens in Vancouver B.C. This event is for PRIDoC Council members from ‘Ahahui ‘o nā Kauka, Te Ohu Rata o Aotearoa (TeORA), The Association of American Indian Physicians (AAIP), The Australian Indigenous Doctors’ Association (AIDA), The Indigenous Physicians Assocation of Canada (IPAC) and The Medical Association for Indigenous People of Taiwan (MAIPT).

Indigenous Faculty Development Forum

centre for dialogue

The third biennial Indigenous Faculty Development Forum (IFDF) is being held in conjunction with PRIDoC 8:00am-4:00pm on Monday, July 11, 2022 at Simon Fraser University Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue  on the unceded, traditional territories of the Coast Salish: the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations.

This pre-conference workshop is a collaboration between the National Consortium for Indigenous Medical Education and the Indigenous Physicians Association of Canada (IPAC) and was created so that those Indigenous physicians and medical learners whom are interested in an academic career can connect with Indigenous medical educators, gain support and find community, and develop skills to successfully navigate an academic career.

Register for IFDF here. The CA$110.00 registration fee includes breakfast and lunch.

[Image by A C via Flickr]

Student & Resident Track

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The Student & Resident Track is developed by Indigenous medical learners for Indigenous medical learners who are registered for PRIDoC 2022. Made possible by our generous sponsors, these events offer an opportunity to connect and learn in Indigenous ways.

Sunday July 10, 2022

Meet fellow medical students and residents for an evening picnic at the beach! The famous Salmon and Bannock will be providing boxed meals for this casual, outdoor meetup. Join the group walking from the hotel at 4:30pm or meet at Sunset Beach at 5:00pm.  


Monday July 11, 2022

You will receive a packed breakfast as you board the bus outside the hotel at 8:30am.  Group A will begin with Elders and Dr. Mike Dumont at L’uma Medical Centre and Group B will begin with Knowledge Keeper T’uy’tanat-Cease Wyss at Stanley Park. The day will be filled with traditional and western  medicine teachings.  Both groups will meet for lunch at Trout Lake Park before switching venues.

Your bus will take you directly to the welcome reception at the Bill Reid Art Gallery 5:30-7:30pm. There will be time to socialize and enjoy the gallery while we enjoy light refreshments before we are welcomed onto territory by representatives from the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh Nations. As we continue to connect and reconnect, we will have the pleasure of experiencing Spoken word artist Shauntelle Charleson and and a warm welcome from IPAC. After the welcome reception the night is yours.  The Bill Reid Art Gallery is walking distance from the hotel.

Students & residents will participate in all regular PRIDoC 2022 programming  July 11-15, 2022.

Welcome Reception

Join us for a welcome recpetion 5:30-7:30pm, Monday July 11, at the Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art. There will be time to socialize and enjoy the gallery while we enjoy light refreshments before we are welcomed onto territory by representatives from the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh Nations. As we continue to connect and reconnect, we will have the pleasure of experiencing Spoken word artist Shauntelle Charleson and and a warm welcome from IPAC. After the welcome reception the night is yours.  The Bill Reid Art Gallery is walking distance from the hotel.

Bill Reid, a Haida artist, was known for building bridges between Indigenous peoples and other people through his traditional art with often modern influences. The Bill Reid Gallery was created in 2008 to honour his legacy.

Banquet

Dress to impress! All registered delegates and guests are invited to join us for our PRIDoC 2022 Banquet at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre 6:30-11:00pm, Tuesday July 12, 2022.   We will gather for a traditional Westcoast meal, entertainment and dancing.  

Day of Wellness

Cates Park
In honour of PRIDoC 2022's theme, Connecting to the Spirit of the Land, we will be going off-site for a rejuvenating day of nature and wellness at Whey-ah-Wichen/Cates Park in North Vancouver on Wednesday July 13, 2022.  Delegates will have the opportunity to join in on wellness activities like canoeing, botanical education, beach and forest walks, crafts and other cultural activities with our partner Takaya Tours. Takaya Tours is owned and operated by the Tsleil-Waututh (slay-wah-tuth) Nation.

Transportation will be provided to and from the hotel. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Annual General Meeting

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The Indigenous Physicians Association of Canada's 2022 Annual General Meeting will take place after our Day of Wellness 3:30-5:00pm Wednesday July 13, 2022, at Whey-ah-Wichen/Cates Park , the same location as the Day of Wellness (see above). IPAC members in good standing are encouraged to participate.  Delegates will be bused back to the hotel after the meeting.

Cultural Sharing Night

Delegates from throughout the Pacific will share culture through song, dance and performance at Cultural Sharing Night 6:30-9:30pm Thursday July 14, 2022 at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre. Your Indigenous physician association will be reaching out to you to prepare for this special tradition. 

Indigenous Artisan Market Day

Thursday July 14 our sponsor area will transform into our Indigneous Artisan Market. Artists and vendors from several B.C. First Nations will be selling beadwork, silver jewelry, textiles, original art, prints and more.

Support local Indigenous artists by purchasing your souvenirs direct at PRIDoC 2022!