Cassie Rendon, a Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa and an Oglala Lakota, chose Geisel because of ample opportunities to work with the Native American population and Indian Health Services to achieve her goal of reducing Indian health disparities.
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Learning the roots and rewards of rural primary care medicine while serving American Indian populations. That’s what Geisel medical students experience during valuable clerkships in places like Fort Defiance, Arizona.
In the second of a four-part series examining Geisel’s work in American Indian and Alaska Native communities, students reflect on a special research experience within an American Indian housing development in Minneapolis, and the invaluable mentoring of Geisel alumni in Minnesota.
Working with American Indian communities in northern Minnesota, the Geisel School of Medicine’s alternative spring break program offers valuable primary care experiences for medical students.