Bridges & Barriers: Building Cultural Competence in Your Practice

Bridges & Barriers: Building Cultural Competence in Your Practice Banner

Join us for an enlightening webinar as Dr. Safiya McCarter explores Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Access (DEIA) in naturopathic medicine. This webinar will address the background and barriers in healthcare pertaining to DEIA, and provide valuable insights on supporting patients facing these challenges. We will also discuss strategies to anticipate these obstacles, to create a safe and inclusive therapeutic environment, as well as offer practical tips for doctors. Don’t miss this opportunity to enhance your practice and contribute to a more equitable healthcare landscape!

Safiya McCarter, ND, MSAOM, LAc

Safiya McCarter, ND, MSAOM, LAc

Dr. Safiya McCarter is a dual licensed Naturopathic Doctor and Acupuncturist and owner of Flourish and Balance Integrative Medicine and Safiya M. Consulting. Her primary practice is located in Rockville, Maryland with a satellite office in Baltimore, Maryland. In her work as a clinician, she focuses on reproductive health and pain management. In her work as a consultant, Dr. McCarter facilitates organizations in their work of establishing a standard of equity, inclusion, access and diversity and applying that standard to the work they do and the services they provide.

Dr. McCarter currently serves on the Board of Directors for Black Acupuncturist Association (BAA) serving as treasurer and the National Association of Black Naturopathic Physicians (NABNP), serving as the inaugural president.

Dr. McCarter is currently a fellow in the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine (AIHM) Interprofessional Fellowship Program. She completed her Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine and Master of Science in Acupuncture and East Asian Medicine at Bastyr University-Washington and Bachelor of Science degrees in Biology and Mathematics at Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta, GA.

Dr. McCarter is a lover of brunch and nature. On the weekends you will find her walking, hiking, trying out a new restaurant for brunch or practicing her new hobby of roller skating.


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