IHP Program Launch

Indigenous Health Professions Program has celebrated the official program launch and traditional naming of the program on March 1st, 2018. Elder Charlie Patton, Mohawk from Kahnawake and his wife Eileen Sawyer Patton were honored with a Blanketing ceremony for their contributions to naming the program: Eniethi’nikonhraiéntho - We'll plant a seed in their minds

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Celebrating the 8th Indigenous Awareness Weeks

The weeks of Sept. 17-28 offers McGill students the opportunity to learn about Indigenous issues and promote greater knowledge and understanding about the Indigenous peoples in Canada.

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Dismantling racism in health care and education

Indigenous health professionals and allies discuss solutions for creating a safe learning and healing environment with Indigenous peoples.

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Electronic Tutoring & Mentoring (eTM)

eTM provides academic support for Indigenous high school and CEGEP students via e-sessionson web-based tools.

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Meet Alex Gray

Welcome to Alex, IHPP’s new face in outreach to Indigenous youth and prospective students. He will be coming to your Indigenous communities soon.

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Combining traditional values with western science

Under the guidance of IHPP, the Eagle Spirit Science Futures Camp is evolving to reflect a stronger emphasis on careers in health sciences, while retaining the same spirit and strong cultural component.

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Welcome to the Indigenous Health Professions Program website.

The goals of the Indigenous Health Professions (IHP) Program are to train more Indigenous health professionals and to teach all future health professionals about the health needs of Indigenous peoples. The IHP Program has been developed through consultation and collaboration with Indigenous communities in Quebec, leaders of successful Indigenous Health programs at other Canadian universities, and other McGill departments and  programs.





Be health leaders in your communities! Learn more about the Eagle Spirit Science Futures, exposing Indigenous youth to the many levels of university life.

Image Programs

View our student stories featuring recent graduate Dr. Elaine Kilabuk, from Nunavut, and other current Indigenous McGill medical students.

Video Stories

The Faculty of Medicine offers Indigenous students a wide range of services to help students succeed and flourish in the community.

Mentorship Programs

The Indigenous Health Professions Program is inclusive of everyone who self-identifies as an Indigenous person.  Some scholarships, reserved seats for admissions and other programs are restricted to status First Nations, registered Inuit and Métis registered with one of the five provincial Métis organizations recognized by the Métis National Council (Métis BC Nation, Métis Nation of Alberta, Manitoba Métis Federation, Métis Nation of Saskatchewan and the Métis Nation of Ontario).