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

  • 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