From Reservation to Med School
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 573 , Segment 5
Episode: Putin, Racial Segregation, Native American Doctors
- Jun 14, 2017 11:00 pm
- 22:47 mins
Guests: Erik Brodt, MD, Family Medicine Physician, Assistant Professor at Oregon Health and Science University, President and Founder, We Are Healers; Lakita Maulson, Medical Student, University of Wisconsin More minority groups are graduating from medical schools than ever before, except one. The number of Native American graduates from medical school is actually in decline. But one doctor in Oregon is determined to change that. His foundation, We Are Healers, is dedicated to inspiring Native American youth to help increase the number of native doctors who can come back and serve tribal communities. Click here to see their efforts and hear their stories.