• Cultural Safety and Humility

Applying Cultural Safety & Humility in Patient Engagement


Uncomfortable, uncertain or curious to learn more? If this describes how you or a coworker feel when planning to engage patients and families who are or may be BC First Nations, this webinar will provide you with valuable information!

Mark Matthew, the First Nations Health Authority’s Manager of Quality Initiatives and Partner Relations, provided some context to history, impact, and the current state of the work to apply cultural safety and humility in patient engagement, and answered questions sent by the audience.


Mark Matthew
Manager of Quality Initiatives and Partner Relations, First Nations Health Authority

Mark is the new Manager of Quality Initiatives and Partner Relations for the First Nations Health Authority and has served a leadership role in the engagement effort of the Tripartite Health process since 2011. Mark is Secwépemc from the southern interior of BC and was raised on his home Simpcw First Nation.

Prior to his start with the First Nations Health Authority in 2008, Mark worked as a business development advisor for an Aboriginal Financial institution and held a role with Interior Health as their Aboriginal contracts advisor. Mark has over 10 years of experience working with and for BC First Nations and is passionate about ensuring an Indigenous voice is meaningfully applied to the future of the health care system.

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