Office of Faculty Development and Diversity

Session Materials: Cultural Competency

Cultural Considerations in Population Health Research and Clinical Practice Series
January – April 2012

In collaboration with the Office of Community Health, the Office of Diversity and Leadership launched an initiative to raise awareness about issues of cultural competency and cultural considerations in clinical research and practice.

A four-part dinner workshop series was designed to provide interactive sessions for faculty and students in engage in questions of how cultural issues directly impact both research and patient care. Faculty will be provided with opportunities to learn effective methods and skills for teaching about cultural competence and also for applying them to their clinical practice and research.

 

Session 1: "Health Disparities and Implications for Patient Care and Research"
Clarence Braddock III, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine, Stanford University
Associate Dean for Undergraduate and Graduate Medical Education

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Session 2: "Cultural Humility and the Space Between Us: The Case of the Police Officer and the Professor"
Jann Murray-García, MD, MPH
Assistant Adjunct Professor, UC Davis School of Nursing

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Session 3: "It Is Not What You Say, It Is What They Hear: Cross Cultural Communication and Building Trusting Relationships"
VJ Periyakoil, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Stanford University; and Director, Palliative Care Education and Training

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Session 4: "Cultural Considerations in Minority and Low Income Recruitment into Clinical Trials"
LaVera Crawley, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Stanford University

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