Journal article

Educating for Indigenous Health Equity: An International Consensus Statement

Rhys Jones, Lynden Crowshoe, Papaarangi Reid, Betty Calam, Elana Curtis, Michael Green, Tania Huria, Kristen Jacklin, Martina Kamaka, Cameron Lacey, Jill Milroy, David Paul, Suzanne Pitama, Leah Walker, Gillian Webb, Shaun Ewen

Academic Medicine | LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS | Published : 2019

Abstract

The determinants of health inequities between Indigenous and non-Indigenous populations include factors amenable to medical education's influence-for example, the competence of the medical workforce to provide effective and equitable care to Indigenous populations. Medical education institutions have an important role to play in eliminating these inequities. However, there is evidence that medical education is not adequately fulfilling this role and, in fact, may be complicit in perpetuating inequities.This article seeks to examine the factors underpinning medical education's role in Indigenous health inequity, to inform interventions to address these factors. The authors developed a consens..

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Funding Acknowledgements

The Educating for Equity project was supported by the International Collaborative Indigenous Health Research Partnership grant, with funding provided by the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (grant ID 634586), the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (IDP-103986, grant no. RT735835), and the Health Research Council of New Zealand (contract no. 09/643b). The funders had no role in the research.