2023 Maternal Health Tribal Learning Community Series

Apr 25th, 2023

Join us on April 25th, 2023, to learn more on maternal mortality data, addressing maternal health through a Native lens, and the significance of culturally appropriate care!

This webinar will discuss the importance of cultural competency and responsive healthcare practices in the maternal health field. Dr. Thompson, AAIP member, will share his expertise in providing quality care to ensure patients’ needs are met and creating a system where pregnant and postpartum women and their families are heard and respected.

Brian Thompson, M.D. (Oneida Nation)

Brian Thompson, MD, FACOG is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York. Dr. Thompson, who is of Oneida and Mohawk ancestry, was raised on the Onondaga and Oneida Nations prior to moving to Syracuse, New York.

Dr. Thompson has an active practice as a board certified OB/GYN as well as a faculty member at Upstate Medical University teaching and mentoring medical students and residents. He also serves on the New York State Maternal Mortality Review Board.

Dr. Thompson is a strong advocate nationally for Native American healthcare and healthcare of the underserved. He is active in the care of Native Americans and underserved populations as well as the recruitment and mentoring of Native American and underrepresented students into medical careers.