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American Indians Accessing Health Professions Conference

August 13, 2021 - August 14, 2021

The American Indians Accessing Health Professions Program (AIAHPP) is designed to give American Indian, Alaska Native and Indigenous students from undergraduate, community and tribal colleges exposure to different careers in the health professions, as well as the tools and mentors to help them get there. This conference is designed for AI/AN/Indigenous students who are interested in a health career, but may still be in the beginning stages of career exploration. We will provide information in the form of workshops, presentations and expert panels about careers in:

Preliminary Program

Friday, August 13th

  • Blessing by Traditional Healer
  • ” Inspirational Speaker “Day in the Life”Plenary by Dr. Daniel Calac
  • Breakout sessions led by health professionals in the field: Medicine, Nursing, PA, Dental, Physical Therapy and “Impactful Advocacy: Using Your Story to Effect Change”
  • How to Get Mentors and Build Relationships for the Journey
  • Health Professions Student Panel

Saturday, August 14th

  • Blessing by Traditional Healer
  • Urban Indian Health “COVID-19 – ways to get involved as a Native student”
  • Problem-Based Learning – learn and teach like a health professional!
  • Overview of Preparation for Healthcare Professions
  • National Programs (Pre-health Pathways)
  • Financial Aid and Scholarships
  • Closing Plenary by special guest
  • Virtual Networking – connect with all participating schools and organizations!


August 13, 2021
August 14, 2021
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