Ethics Talk: Representation, Sovereignty, and Caring for Native American Patients


On this episode of Ethics Talk, Dr Mary Owen, president-elect of the Association of American Indian Physicians, highlights the importance of representation of Native Americans in health professions and Em Loerzel joins us to discuss violence against Native women and femme-identifying people.  

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Mary Owen, MD is an assistant professor in the Department of Family Medicine and BioBehavioral Health and the director for the Center of American Indian and Minority Health at the University of Minnesota Medical School. Dr Owen is president-elect of the Association of American Indian Physicians. 

Em Loerzel, MSW is a PhD student at the University of Washington.  



Conflict of Interest Disclosure
Interviewee had no conflicts of interest to disclose.

Viewpoints expressed are those of interview participants and do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the AMA.