Wednesday Dec 20, 2023

Global Health, GLocal Health, and the Indian Health Service with Dr. Adriann Begay

In this episode of Curbside Consults, Dr. Adriann Begay, member of the Navajo Nation, shares her journey into medicine. Dr. Begay is Tábaahi (Edge of the Water clan) and born for Bít’ahnii (Folded Arms People clan). Her maternal grandparents are Ta’néészahnii (Badlands People clan) and paternal grandparents are Tl’aashchí’í (Red Cheek People clan). While raising three children, she completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Arizona and received a medical degree from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine through the Indians into Medicine program. She completed her residency in Family Medicine at the University of Arizona and has since worked for the Indian Health Service. She also serves as Senior Officer at the HEAL (Health, Equity, Action, and Leadership) Initiative, a global health fellowship program. Her career is dedicated to elevating healthcare for American Indians/Alaskan Natives (AI/AN).

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