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New Mexico Congresswoman-Elect Deb Haaland Makes History

Deb Haaland

December 7, 2018 – NMiF host Gene Grant sits down with one of the state’s newest members of the U.S. Congress. Deb Haaland made history last month by becoming one of the first female Native American candidates to win a spot in the U.S. House of Representatives. In one of her first in-depth interviews, Haaland talks about what her victory means for Native representation in Washington, D.C. She also lays out her top priorities for the next two years, and her approach to constituent services back here in the First Congressional District.    

Guest:
Deb Haaland, Congresswoman Elect, New Mexico’s First Congressional District

Doctors Describe Innovative Health Apprentice Program

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November 30, 2018 – Special correspondent Sarah Gustavus sits down with two doctors involved in an innovative health apprenticeship program.  The program, at Casa de Salud in Albuquerque’s South Valley, gives teens and young people the chance to gain valuable experience in the health care industry and access to mentoring to help them plan a career. It also helps offset some of the costs of the clinic, which provides an integrated approach to medicine that is also affordable for the mostly immigrant clientele. And it helps increase the diversity of medical providers in our state.

Guests:

Dr. Anjali Taneja, executive director of Casa de Salud

Dr. Susan Muraida, resident, UNM Family Practice, and former Casa de Salud apprentice