On November 28, Can-SOLVE CKD will host a special webinar presentation by Dr. Malcolm King that will explore the ethical principles of engagement with Indigenous peoples in health research. Dr. King is involved in the Can-SOLVE CKD learning pathway working group and is the senior advisor of the Indigenous Peoples’ Engagement and Research Council.

The webinar aims to help researchers, team members, and patient partners acquire skills to respectfully engage Indigenous peoples and communities in health research in the spirit of reconciliation. Specific topics of discussion will include:

  • What are Indigenous worldviews and how do they shape research ethics?
  • What is the impact of colonization on Indigenous health research?
  • What existing frameworks outline ethical conduct for research involving Indigenous peoples?

Dr. King, a member of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation, is a health researcher at the University of Saskatchewan, joining the Department of Community Health & Epidemiology in October 2017. There, he serves as the Scientific Director of SCPOR, the Saskatchewan Centre for Patient-Oriented Research; he also continues to teach and research in Indigenous health, with a particular focus on wellness and engagement. Dr. King served as Scientific Director of CIHR’s Institute of Aboriginal Peoples’ Health (CIHR-IAPH). He was instrumental in leading CIHR in the development of a national health research agenda aimed at improving wellness and achieving health equity for First Nations Peoples, Métis and Inuit in Canada.

Webinar: Indigenous Research Ethics and Protocols
Thursday, November 28
11:00 a.m. PST / 2:00 p.m. EST

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