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Prioritizing Equity: COVID-19 & Native Voices in the Field
May 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Explore the ways COVID-19 may uniquely impact Native communities across the country in the latest installment of the AMA YouTube Prioritizing Equity series. Hear from leaders on topics such as how to build trust with Native communities who may be skeptical of the medical field, highlight how COVID-19 is affecting Native communities, and more.
How to watch
Tune in live on YouTube at 6:00 pm CST
Aletha Maybank, MD, MPH, AMA chief health equity officer
- Mary Owen, MD
Director for the Center of American Indian and Minority Health and assistant professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Biobehavioral Health at the University of Minnesota.
Dr. Owen practices at Fond du Lac Nation clinic in Duluth, Minnesota.
- Donald Warne, MD, MPH
Associate dean of diversity, equity and inclusion as well as the director of the Indians Into Medicine (INMED) and Master of Public Health programs, and professor of family and community medicine at the School of Medicine and Health Sciences at the University of North Dakota.
He also serves as the Senior Policy Advisor to the Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board in Rapid City, SD.
Dr. Warne is a member of the Oglala Lakota tribe from Pine Ridge, SD and comes from a long line of traditional healers and medicine men.
Oglala Lakota Tribe
- Shannon Zullo, MD
Medical Student Section Representative on the AMA Minority Affairs Section Governing Council.
She grew up on the Navajo Nation in Chinle, Arizona, and recently graduated from the University of Arizona College of Medicine. She will begin her residency in internal medicine later this year at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, followed by a dermatology residency at the University of California, San Francisco.