Expert Video - Which Native American traditions need to be considered when taking part in clinical trials?
Join Lacey Running Hawk, MD, a family physician from the Lakota people, for a discussion of how traditions and beliefs play a part in healthcare for many Native Americans. Dr. Running Hawk discusses the importance of asking Native people if they take part in traditional ceremonies or work with traditional healers. She emphasizes the varying degrees of cultural connection with tradition in the Native community and discusses whether traditional Native beliefs are a barrier to clinical trial participation.
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