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Association of Native American Medical Students





Alec Calac (Pauma Band of Luiseño Indians – MS1 MSTP)

Born and raised in San Diego, Alec graduated from the University of Arizona in 2016 with a B.S. in Neuroscience & Cognitive Science and Molecular & Cellular Biology, and minored in Biochemistry. Before starting medical school, he was a postbaccalaureate research fellow at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, MD and a health policy fellow at the National Indian Health Board (NIHB) in Washington, DC. He is passionate about Indigenous health equity, and is a first-year medical student in the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) at UC San Diego.

Vice President


Ashley Ott (Choctaw Nation – MS3)

Born and raised in Northern California, Ashley is a proud member of the Choctaw Nation. She graduated from UC Davis in 2014 with a B.S. in Cellular Biology and minors in Chican@ Studies and Art Studio. As a third-year medical student, she plans to pursue a career in internal medicine and is passionate about combating the health disparities that Native American communities face.

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