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First-of-Its-Kind Medical School in Cherokee Nation Graduates Inaugural Class of Doctors

PBS NewsHour
May 23, 2024
Highlights the inaugural graduating class of the first medical school on a reservation. The school aims to reduce the shortage of both Indigenous physicians and rural physicians across the country. Discusses the incorporation of Cherokee culture and traditional medicine in the curriculum as well as Native American health disparities.
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American Indian or Alaska Native · Culture and cultural competency · Health disparities · Health workforce education and training · Health workforce supply and demand · Oklahoma