Indian and Alaska Native doctors, dentists, physician
assistants, nurses, pharmacists, physical therapists,
psychologists, public health workers, social workers
and veterinarians are providing high-quality health
care to their communities and to the general U.S.
population. Many more of these health professionals
you interested in learning more about careers in the health
professions? This website
presents the inspiring stories of some Native health
professionals. We also provide information about 14 fields
in the health professions and some of the steps you need to
take to become a health professional. In addition, there
are links to great resources.
the information on this website is based on articles
that were written by Jane Westberg
Winds of Change, a magazine
that is affiliated with AISES (American
Indian Science and Engineering Society). Many of the
articles are accompanied by updates.