Dr. Samantha Boshart is both Anishinaabe and German Mennonite descent from the golden eagle clan (kinew dodem) and a member of the Chippewas of the Thames First Nation (deshkaanziibi). She graduated with an Honors Bachelor of Medical Science in 2005, Doctor of Medicine in 2011 and completed her Family Medicine residency in 2013. In 2014, she became a mother to her first daughter, Waabiigiizhigokwe. In her spare time she teaches and practices Yoga, with over 500 hours of personal practice. Dr. Boshart is inspired to work with Indigenous people to encourage them to reclaim their health and wellness. She intends to improve the health of her patients through a combination of Western and Indigenous approaches.