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Aug 31, 2019

Professor Gregory Phillips is the CEO of Abstarr consulting and Professor of First People’s Health in the School of Medicine at Griffith University.  Gregory is from the Waanyi and Jaru Aboriginal Australian peoples and comes from Cloncurry and Mount Isa. He is a leading change maker, thought leader and medical anthropologist.  He developed an accredited Indigenous health curriculum for all medical schools in Australia and New Zealand, founded the Leaders in Indigenous Medical Education (LIME) Network, and co-wrote a national Indigenous health workforce strategy. He established the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Healing Foundation Ltd in the wake of the federal apology to Indigenous Australians, has advised federal ministers on Indigenous health inequality and was honoured in 2011 with an ADC Australian Leadership Forum Award. 

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Today we discuss Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) knowledge in the context of modern healthcare.  

  1. The context of history and its impact on ongoing health factors in ATSI peoples
  2. Some of the challenges and frustrations faced by ATSI people in healthcare, and in particular the prevalence and impact of unconscious bias/racial bias
  3. Positive examples that we can learn about and the resilience and strength demonstrated
  4. The differences in approaches to healthcare
  5. What is cultural safety?
  6. What aspects and values of Aboriginal culture can the health system learn from, adopt and apply?
  7. In a clinical setting, how can we change our approach to work with Aboriginal people?  
  8. Ongoing resources

Apologies for the less than ideal sound quality (mostly when I am talking) as we had to use a backup recording software.

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