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Mariah Gladstone Named Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Leader

Mariah Gladstone, Champion for Change at The Aspen Institute’s Center for Native American Youth, has been selected to participate in one of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s leadership development programs, designed to equip leaders across the country—in every sector and field—to collaborate, break down silos, and use their influence to make communities healthier and more equitable. 

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Alec Calac Reflects on White Coat Ceremony

On August 31st, UC San Diego School of Medicine held its 50th annual White Coat ceremony and welcomed 134 students into the medical community in the presence of family, friends, and faculty. Among the newest inductees was a familiar face to CNAY, Gen-I Ambassador Alec Calac (Pauma Band of Luiseño Indians), who is combining his medical training and research expertise to earn an M.D.-Ph.D. dual degree. Here, Alec shares some of his reflections after receiving his first white coat with the Gen-I Network.  

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2018 Creative Native Art Contest Winners

Congratulations to all the category winners of this year's Creative Native art contest! Stay tuned to CNAY's website and social media for updates on our forthcoming online art gallery, where all submissions will be featured for the public to enjoy.  

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