Associate Dean, Office of Inclusion and Diversity
Professor Lisa Richardson
Prof. Richardson has been appointed Associate Dean, Inclusion & Diversity. Beginning May 1, 2021, as Associate Dean Dr. Richardson will work collaboratively across Temerty Medicine to build alliances, develop strategic partnerships, and engage internal and external partners to enhance and promote the diversity of our faculty, learners and staff. Dr. Lisa Richardson is an associate professor in the Department of Medicine, and practices general internal medicine at the University Health Network where she is also an Education Researcher at the Wilson Centre. She received her bachelor’s degree from McGill University with majors in both Biology and English Literature followed by her MD from the University of Calgary. She subsequently completed her residency in internal medicine at U of T and MA from York University. Professor Richardson’s academic interests lie in the integration of critical, Indigenous, and feminist perspectives in medical education. At Temerty Medicine she is Vice-Chair, Culture and Inclusion for the Department of Medicine, and Strategic Advisor on Indigenous Health. She also serves as Indigenous Health Strategy Lead for Women’s College Hospital and chairs several national committees to advance Indigenous medical education.