Anti-Racism Support Group

Mission:

To support, educate, advocate, and facilitate restorative justice and healing for Black, Indigenous, and other racialized Family Medicine residents in their experiences with racism during their Family Medicine residency training program.

Vision:

Every resident, faculty member and staff member of the Family Medicine Residency Program in UBC’s Department of Family Practice will be supported in a safe , compassionate manner that respects and celebrates their unique needs and humanity in solidarity with each other.

 

The Department of Family Practice, Postgraduate Program has established an Anti-Racism Support Group, chaired by Dr. and Elder Roberta Price, and consisting of the following Program Mentors:

Dr. Amy Tan
Dr. Anoo Tamber
Dr. Lesley Thomas
Dr. Janelle Syring
Dr. Rebekah Eatmon

For experiences of Racism and/or Mistreatment, this Group is available for residents to report and discuss. The Group’s goal is to support residents in their experience of Racism and/or Mistreatment and to help the Program respond and react appropriately. Residents are encouraged to contact whoever is on the Group that they feel most comfortable reaching out to.

To contact any of the above Program Mentors, please reach out to:

Ms. Ellen Chung
Special Projects Administrator
Email: ellen.chung@ubc.ca

Please remember for experiences of Racism and/or Mistreatment, residents may also share their reports with their Site Director, their Program Director, their Behavioural Medicine Site Faculty, the Resident Wellness Office, the REDI Office, and the PGME Dean’s Office.

 

Chair:

Dr. and Elder Roberta Price

Program Mentors:

Dr. Amy Tan
Dr. Anoo Tamber
Dr. Lesley Thomas
Dr. Janelle Syring
Dr. Rebekah Eatmon

To contact  any of the above Program Mentors, please reach out to:

Ms. Ellen Chung
Special Projects Administrator
Email: ellen.chung@ubc.ca 

Department of Family Practice Faculty of Medicine
320 - 5950 University Boulevard Vancouver,
BC Canada V6T 1Z3

MEMO

Date:  Issued December 17th, 2021 (Updated March 28, 2022)

To:        Family Practice and Enhanced Skills Residents From Family Practice Postgraduate Program

Re:        Anti-Racism Support Group


Dear Residents,

We are happy to announce that the Department of Family Practice, Postgraduate Program has an operational Anti-Racism Support Group, chaired by Dr. and Elder Roberta Price, and consisting of the following Program Mentors: Dr. Amy Tan, Dr. Anoo Tamber, Dr. Lesley Thomas, Dr. Janelle Syring
Dr. Rebekah Eatmon.

For experiences of Racism and/or Mistreatment, this Group is available for you to report & discuss. Please note that the Group’s goal is to support residents in their experience of Racism and/or Mistreatment and to help the Program respond and react appropriately.

Residents are encouraged to contact whoever is on the Group that they feel most comfortable reaching out to.

Please remember for experiences of Racism and/or Mistreatment, reports may also be shared with your Site Director, your Program Director, your Behavioural Medicine Site Faculty, the Resident Wellness Office, the REDI Office, and the PGME Dean's Office.

Sincerely,

Family Practice Postgraduate Program UBC Department of Family Practice