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Dr. Marcia Anderson received the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada’s 2021 Dr. Thomas Dignan Indigenous Health Award.

Dr. Marcia Anderson honoured with Royal College’s Dr. Thomas Dignan Indigenous Health Award

June 18, 2021 — 

Congratulations to Dr. Marcia Anderson, Vice-Dean, Indigenous Health and Executive Director, Indigenous Academic Affairs, Ongomiizwin – Indigenous Institute of Health and Healing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences on receiving the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada’s 2021 Dr. Thomas Dignan Indigenous Health Award.

The award acknowledges and celebrates Canadian physicians or physicians-in-training who epitomize a zeal and devotion to Canadian Indigenous rights and the pursuit of justice for Canada’s Indigenous Peoples.

Anderson [MD/02], who serves as public health lead for the Manitoba First Nations Pandemic Response Coordination Team, has been honoured with many awards including in 2011 a National Aboriginal Achievement Award (now named Indspire). and, in 2018, she was recognized by the Women’s Executive Network as one of the Canada’s most powerful women.

Read more about this story from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada’s newsroom.

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