Category Archives: Cultural Competency: Curricula

Association of American Medical Colleges and Association of Schools of Public Health: Cultural Competence Education for Students in Medicine and Public Health

This report from an expert panel jointly convened by the Association of American Medical Colleges and Association of Schools of Public Health identifies competencies to prepare culturally competent practitioners appropriate for students in both medicine and public health.  This unique interprofessional … Continue reading

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American Academy of Pediatrics: Toolkit on Culturally Effective Care

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has an online toolkit on culturally effective care.  The toolkit is grounded in the 2004 AAP policy statement on culturally effective care. The toolkit chapters address the following topics: Chapter 1: What Is Culturally … Continue reading

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Resources to Advance Patient-Centeredness and Health Equity

I have compiled key publications and resources on some current topics in health care policy.  Below are descriptions of the key topic areas, which also can be accessed using the menu on the right side of this page. Health Care … Continue reading

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Worlds Apart Videos

These video vignettes have been used by medical and other health professional schools to educate and train students on cross-cultural communication and interactions.  They were filmed by Dr. Maren Grainger-Mosen, a physician, and document the experiences and perspectives of four … Continue reading

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Association of American Medical Colleges: Cultural Competency Education

This resource guide from the Association of American Medical Colleges supports the integration of cultural competency into medical education.   Link to Original Source

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Association of American Medical Colleges: Tool for Assessing Cultural Competence Training

This Tool for Assessing Cultural Competency Training (TACCT) has been used by medical schools as a framework for evaluating cultural competency in medical education and training.

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American Association of Colleges of Nursing: Cultural Competence in Baccalaureate Nursing Education

The American Association of Colleges of Nursing has developed a framework for integrating cultural competency in baccalaureate nursing education. Link to Original Source An accompanying toolkit with specific curriculum development resources is available. Link to Original Source

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American Association of Colleges of Nursing: Cultural Competency in Masters’ and Doctoral Nursing Education

The American Association of Colleges of Nursing has developed a framework and resources for integrating cultural competency in masters’ and doctoral nursing education. Link to Original Source An accompanying toolkit with specific curriculum development resources is available. Link to Original … Continue reading

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California Dental Pipeline Program Toolkit for Treating Culturally Diverse Patients

This toolkit was developed by the California Dental Pipeline Program, a collaborative of all five dental schools in California.  The toolkit addresses issues of interpretation services, signage/wayfinding, patient information and other resources to improve the treatment of culturally diverse dental … Continue reading

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health: Teaching Cultural Competency

This report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority describes best practices for teaching cultural competency in health professions education programs.   Link to Original Source

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