Cultural Competence

AACP Resource

Cultural Competence Resources

AAMC News Page on Health Equity

Access to Health Care: Influential Factors and Cultural Competence

AJPE Search for Cultural Competence

ASHP Ad Hoc Committee on Ethnic Diversity and Cultural Competence Report - by Hannah K. Vanderpool for the American Journal of Health-System Pharmacists 2005;62 1924-1930.

Center for Healthy Families and Cultural Diversity - Compendium of cultural competence/health disparities.

Cross Cultural Healthcare Program - Books, resources, training programs, research projects and video.

Cultural Competency - Selected resources for instruction.

Ethnogeriactrics - Stanford University - A center for multidisciplinary ethnogeriatric education, focusing on faculty development, training for healthcare providers, research and policy analysis.

EthnoMed - Contains information about cultural beliefs, medical issues and other related issues pertinent to the health care of recent immigrants to Seattle or the U.S.

Family Physician’s Practical Guide to Culturally Competent Care - This continuing medical education activity is jointly sponsored by Ciné-Med Inc. and Astute Technology, and supported through the Office of Minority Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Health Literacy: A Prescription to End Confusion - 2004 IOM report.

National Center for Cultural Competence (NCCC)

Nine Constructs of Cultural Competence for Curriculum Development - AJPE 2010; 74 (10) Article 181

Think Cultural Health - U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services: Cultural competence continuing education resources.

Tool for Assessing Cultural Competence Training (TACCT) - TACCT is a self-administered assessment tool developed by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) that can be used by medical schools to identify areas in the curriculum where specific aspects of culturally competent care are currently taught, including previously unrecognized educational elements. The TACCT permits gaps to be identified, as well as planned and unplanned redundancies. It may be used for both traditional and problem-based learning curricula.

Unequal Treatment: Confronting Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care - IOM report assesses the extent of racial and ethnic differences in healthcare that are not otherwise attributable to known factors such as access to care (2003)

Diversity and Affirmative Action

See also diversity and affirmative action resources for student affairs personnel