McGill medical students get closer look at Indigenous approach to healthcare – APTN News

January 16, 2018

Some medical students at McGill University in Montreal are getting a firsthand look at what working in an Indigenous community is like.

It’s through a new program that includes a grassroots approach to healthcare.

“It consists of medical students in their third or fourth year coming here for a month at a time,” said Dr. Ojistoh Horn, the only fulltime family physician in Akwesasne, a catchment area of 14,000 people.

Ev Mailhot-Daye said it’s a lot different than any other training she’s received during her three years at McGill.

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