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Wy’East enhances pathway to medical school for American Indian and Alaska Native students

Sept. 18, 2018 Jake Smith knew that the Wy’East Post-Baccalaureate Pathway was for him as soon as he learned about it. The new pathway, created by the Northwest Native American Center of Excellence at OHSU, prepares American Indian and Alaska Native students to excel as medical students and physicians. Smith is a member of the […]

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In the Lab: From frustration to a changed face of medicine

Dove Spector is a senior research assistant with the Northwest Native American Center of Excellence. She supported the grant writing team for the launch of the center, where a number of programs support the primary mission — to recruit, train and retain Native Americans into the medical profession. What is your research and why is […]

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