Indigenous Public Health Training

Explore Canada’s only Indigenous Public Health professional development opportunity at UBC’s Faculty of Medicine.

The Indigenous Public Health Training Institutes equip Indigenous community members and scholars with the necessary skills to address public health issues in Indigenous communities. One-week intensive courses are offered toward the completion of the Graduate Certificate or Certificate (non-credit) in Indigenous Public Health, or courses can be taken individually.

IPH Winter Institute 2022 – ONLINE via Zoom

Pandemics in Indigenous Communities: Before, During and After Covid-19 (II) 

(SPPH 581W 1.5 elective credits/non-credit)

February 21 – 25, 2022, 8:30-12:00 PDT via Zoom

After much deliberation, the IPH team has decided that in the best interests of the health and welfare of Indigenous communities during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, we will continue to offer the Indigenous Public Health Institute in an online format via Zoom.  The IPH Winter Institute 2022 will offer the next segment of our course Pandemics in Indigenous Communities: Before, During and After Covid-19. The course will focus on what we have learned since February 2021 and planning for “after” Covid-19.

Applications are now closed. Applications submitted after December 8, 2021 will be added to the waitlist.   

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Upcoming Institutes

Winter Institute 2022 (ONLINE February 21-25, 2022) – SPPH 581W: Selected Topics: Pandemics in Indigenous Communities: Before, During and After Covid-19 (II) (1.5 elective credits/non-credit, 8:30-12:00 PDT  via Zoom)

If you’re unsure of eligibility, require support with your application or have any questions at all, please do not hesitate to contact us:

Rhonda Carriere (Program Manager) at 604-827-4000 (leave a voicemail for return call) or email

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