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July 10th to 15th, 2022


False CreekThe Pacific Region Indigenous Doctors Congress (PRIDoC) 2022 will take place July 10-15, 2022 at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre in Vancouver B.C., on the unceded, traditional territories of the Coast Salish: the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations.  This year’s theme is Connecting to the Spirit of the Land.  

Registration is open.  


Schedule at a Glance

Monday July 11 Welcoming Reception (See below about pre-conference sessions)
Tuesday July 12 Opening Ceremony, Academic Programming and Banquet
Wednesday July 13 Day of Wellness at Whey-ah-Wichen/Cates Park
Thursday July 14 Academic Programming and Cultural Sharing Night
Friday July 15 Academic Programming and Closing Ceremonies

Register today! 

Indigenous Faculty Forum

Long HouseThe third biennial Indigenous Faculty Forum (IFF) is being held in conjunction with PRIDoC Monday, July 11, 2022. Location TBD.   

This Pre-Conference workshop is hosted by the Indigenous Physicians Association of Canada (IPAC) on the unceded, traditional territories of the Coast Salish: the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations.  

The IFF was created in order to foster a supportive space for Indigenous faculty to come together, foster community, and develop skills to successfully navigate an academic career. 

You will have the opportunity to register for this pre-conference workshop when registering for PRIDoC.


All registered delegates and registered guests are invited to join us for our PRIDoC 2022 Banquet at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Tuesday July 12, 2022.   Let's start the conference with by coming together for dinner followed by live entertainment and dancing.  The Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre is our official conference hotel for accommodation, meals, and academic programming.  Book your room at our special conference rate today. 

Cultural Sharing Night

Delegates from throughout the Pacific will share culture through song, dance and performance the evening of Thursday July 14, 2022. Your Indigenous physician association will be reaching out to you to prepare for this special tradition. 

Student Track

student track originalOne of the most important components of each PRIDoC is the mentorship and promotion of Indigenous medical students. The Student Track is developed by Indigenous medical students for Indigenous medical students.   

The Student Track will take place July 10-15, 2022. The students will participate in all regular PRIDoC 2022 programming with the addition of student-specific activities July 10-11, 2022. 

To get involved with the PRIDoC 2022 Student Track Sub Committee, please contact

Looking for financial support to attend PRIDoC 2022? Visit our student page.

The PRIDoC Student Track relies on our generous sponsors and donors.  To support our Student Track, please contact

Day of Wellness

Cates Park
Our PRIDoC 2020 theme is Connecting to the Spirit of the Land. We will be going off-site for a rejuvenating day of nature and wellness at Whey-ah-Wichen/Cates Park in North Vancouver on Wednesday July 13, 2022.  Delegates will have the opportunity to join in on wellness activities like canoeing, botanical education, beach and forest walks, crafts and other cultural activities with our partner Takaya Tours, owned and operated by the Tsleil-Waututh Naiton. Pronounced “slay-wah-tuth”. 

PRIDoC Council Retreat

Van Dusen


The PRIDoC Council Retreat will take place day Sunday, July 10, 2022 at the VanDusen Botanical Gardens in Vancouver B.C. This event is for PRIDoC Council members from ‘Ahahui ‘o nā Kauka, Te Ohu Rata o Aotearoa (TeORA), The Association of American Indian Physicians (AAIP), The Australian Indigenous Doctors’ Association (AIDA), The Indigenous Physicians Assocation of Canada (IPAC) and The Medical Association for Indigenous People of Taiwan (MAIPT).