The Legacy of Forced Sterilizations

Authored by Phuoc Le, M.D. and Brooke Warren In the 1970s, Jean Whitehorse, a member of the Navajo Nation, went to a hospital in New Mexico for acute appendicitis. Years later, she found out the procedure performed was not just an appendectomy – she had been...
How Maunakea Teaches Us to Practice Medicine

How Maunakea Teaches Us to Practice Medicine

Authored by Phuoc Le, M.D. and Brooke Warren For over a month, Kānaka ‘Ōiwi (Native Hawaiian) elders and community members have stood in solidarity at Maunakea in Hawai’i. They seek to protect their land, sovereignty, and culture from those who want to build the...