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Tag: cultural competence

Creating an Inclusive Medical Education Curriculum

Incorporating diversity into the medical school curriculum is an effective way to develop culturally responsive competencies in future physicians.  In 2000, the Liaison Committee on...

Improving Understanding of Native American People and Cultures

As a Native American, I am simultaneously visible and invisible. I am visible because of my appearance, since I am brown and have dark...

Aspiring Business Leaders: Driving Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

The journey to becoming a good leader requires development, training, and accountability. It is no longer enough for leaders to understand sales, finance, and...

BESt Summer Institute Prepares Underrepresented High School Students for Careers in...

Every summer, a group of talented multicultural high school students from the St. Louis area participates in a program called the BESt Pharmacy Summer...

Medical University of South Carolina Transforms its Culture Through Accountability

One of the oldest continually operating schools of medicine in the U.S., and the oldest in the Deep South, the Medical University of South...

Certificate Program Focuses on Human Element of Animal Care

In 2011, the North American Veterinary Medical Education Consortium (NAVMEC) of the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) released its assessment of the...

Studying Medicines Abroad Makes for Better Pharmacists at Home

This year, Chinese pharmacologist Tu Youyou was awarded the Nobel Prize in medicine for her work in developing a drug to treat malaria. The...

American Indian Nurse Releases Textbook Focused on Native Health Issues

Native Americans have the highest rates of diabetes, substance abuse, and teen suicide of any group in the U.S., yet there is a dearth...

Crossing the Cultural Divide

How higher education is working to make students culturally competent in an increasingly diverse world As the population of the United States continues to increase, so...

Meeting the Challenge of Teaching Cultural Competence to Millennials

Millennials, those reaching adulthood in the early 2000s, are particularly difficult to reach when discussing health-related topics. Every healthcare-related course that I teach to...