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NHLBI: Teaching Multi-cultural Practice

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University of Illinois at Chicago

Medical Training in Diversity: Disparity Across Cultures

 

Jorge Girotti, PhDJorge Girotti, PhD

Associate Dean
Principal Investigator
University of Illinois at Chicago

 

 

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Developed and implemented SP cases on cardiovascular disease
  • Integrated communication-based practicums
  • Facilitated college-wide adoption of cultural competence objectives and curricula

 

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 NEWS AND EVENTS
 

 

  • NCME @ Health Literach Annual Research Conference
    • Two workshops on cultural competency and MedEdPORTAL
    • October 17-18, 2011, Chicago, IL
  • RWJ National Health Plan Collaborative Toolkit
    • This toolkit has resources, lessons, best practices and case studies to assist health plans reduce disparities.
  • AHRQ Health Literacy Toolkit
    • The toolkit can help your practice and communicate with patients.
  • Stopping Discrimination Before it Starts: The Impact of Civil Rights Laws on Healthcare Disparities
  • Curricular Products from the National Consortium for Multicultural Education for Health Professionals
  • Conferences:
    • AAMC annual meeting 2010
      • November 5-10, Washington, DC
    • APHA annual meeting 2010
      • November 6-10, Denver, CO

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