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The community is excited’: Indigenous doctor working in Wallaceburg and Walpole Island – CBC

Dr. Samantha Boshart wants to bring about a better understanding of traditional medicine

Oct 18, 2017

A new Indigenous doctor now serving patients in Wallaceburg and Walpole Island is hoping to help bring a better understanding of traditional medicine into mainstream healthcare.

Dr. Samantha Boshart is currently working part-time at clinics in the community and will begin working full time in the spring.

“I’m hoping we can develop the traditional healing programs such that when we have patients I can actually sit with the traditional medicine person with the patient and we can kind of negotiate what approach might work best,” she said.

Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/windsor/the-community-is-excited-indigenous-doctor-working-in-wallaceburg-and-walpole-island-1.4359948

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