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New Town, North Dakota

Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, New Town, North Dakota

  • 4-week elective focused on providing culturally appropriate pediatric care to children and families of the Three Affiliated Tribes (the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Native American people). 

  • The elective includes primary and preventative health care services to a population with poor access to child health services

  • Partnership with health facilities on the reservation including Elbowoods Memorial Health Center, Parshall Field Clinic, White Shield Field Clinic; residents may also provide health education at the other affiliated field clinics at Twin Buttes and Mandaree. 

Rotation includes:

  • Working collaboratively with ​programs at Elbowoods and within the local community such as Family Preservation and Social Services, Behavioral Health, School Health Services, Public Health Program, and Healthy Futures Diabetes Clinic

Pandemic Elective

Pandemic Elective
  • 4 week virtual elective designed to better understand the history and evolution of pandemics 

  • Increase exposure to and discuss ethical dilemmas that impact patient care, healthcare, and public health 

  • Explore social determinants of health and health disparities as it relates to the current COVID pandemic

  • Flipped Classroom Sessions with International and Domestic Sites​

    • Virtual Rounds with Site Preceptor at Thikka Hospital

    • Collaborative Case Presentations with experts from CCMC and International/Domestic Sites

  • Daily debriefs to discuss independent learning material and flipped classroom sessions

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