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University of California at Irvine

Cultural Competency Training in Latino Health

Desiree Lie, MDDésirée Lie, MD, MSEd

Health Sciences Clinical Professor
Director, Research and Faculty Development
Principal Investigator
University of California at Irvine

 

 

ACCOMPLISHMENTS | PUBLICATIONS

Accomplishments

  • Online health disparities course
  • Validated shortened Tool for Assessing Cultural Competence Training (TACCT) tool
  • Validation of interpreter checklists (Lie 2007; Lie 2009a 2009b)
  • Cultural Competence Health Disparities Education Website

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Publications

There have been several regional and national papers to date:

  • Shapiro J, Lie D, Gutierrez D and Zhuang G. “That never would have occurred to me”: a qualitative study of medical students’ views of a cultural competence curriculum. BMC Medical Education. 2006 May;6:31.
  • Lie DA, Boker J, Cleveland E. Using the Tool for Assessing Cultural Competence Training (TACCT) to measure faculty and medical student perceptions of cultural competence instruction in the first three years of the curriculum. Acad Med. 2006;81(6):557-564.
  • Lie DA, Lewis E, Ahearn S, Lenahan P, Boker J, Vega C. Interpreter Cases for Cultural Competency Instruction. A case series published in MedEdPORTAL. Interpreter Cases for Cultural Competency Instruction. 2006. Available at MedEdPORTAL ID 205
  • Lie DA. Tool for Assessing Cultural Competence Training (TACCT) resource guide, published on MedEdPortal. 2006. Available at MedEdPORTAL ID 325
  • Curricular innovations materials published on peer-reviewed Family Medicine Digital Resource Library
    • #246- Case design for use of interpreters, Lie, DA et al;
    • #247-Early clinical experiences, Lie, DA et al;
    • #526–Cultural Competence Curricular Assessment, Lie, DA, et al,;
    • #528-Assessing interpreter use (validation);
    • #1131- Reflective Practice curricula, Cohn, F, Lie, DA et al;
    • #1135-Using Group Medical Visits to teach cultural competence and reflection).
  • Lie DA, Vega, CP. Health disparities cases developed for point-of-care use by clinicians and educators MedEdPortal 2007, ID = 573.
  • Lie D, Boker J, Bereknyei S, Ahearn S, Fesko C, Lenahan P. Validating measures of third year medical students' use of interpreters by standardized patients and faculty observers. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2007;22:336-340.
  • Lie D, Boker J, Crandall S, DeGannes CN, Elliott D, Henderson P. Kodjo C, and Seng L. Faculty and medical student perceptions of cultural competence instruction: a study in seven schools using the Tool for Assessing Cultural Competence Training (TACCT). Medical Education Online. 2008: 13(11).
  • Cohn F, Shapiro J, Lie DA, Boker J and Leung LA. Interpreting Values Conflicts Experienced by Obstetrics/Gynecology Clerkship Students Using Reflective Narrative Writing. Academic Medicine, May 2009, 84(5):587-596.
  • Lie, D, Bereknyei S, Kalet, A and Braddock, C. Learning Outcomes of an Online Interactive Patient-Centered Module for Teaching Interpreter Interaction Skills to Pre-Clerkship Students. Family Medicine, 2009, 41(4)234-5.
  • Lie D, Boker J, Crandall S, DeGannes CN, Elliott D, Henderson P. Kodjo C, and Seng L. Revised TACCT for Evaluation of Cultural Competency training, in press, MedEdPORTAL 10.08.
  • Lie, D, Bereknyei, S, Braddock, C, Encinas, J, Ahearn, S and Boker, J. Assessing Medical Students' Skills in Working With Interpreters during Patient Encounters: A Validation Study of the Interpreter Scale’, Academic Medicine, 2009, 84(5): 643-650
  • Lie, DA, Associate Editor and Chapter Author (Diabetes) in ‘Achieving Cultural Competency: A Case-Based Approach to Training Health Professionals’, Editors Morrison, G, Delisser H and Hark, L. University of Pennsylvania, Wiley-Blackwell Press, anticipated publication Spring 2009. Najm WI, Lie, DA, Shapiro, JS, Llenderrozos H. Group Medical Visits as a Teaching Tool in a Family Medicine Clerkship, in press, Family Medicine, 2009
  • Lie, DA, Carter-Pokras O, and Nunez A. A six-hour self-study CME activity for physicians published by InforMed: 'Physician Update: Cultural Competency' 2009, available here.
  • Lie, DA. A Framework for Enhancing and Assessing Cultural Competency Training. The Kaohsiung Journal of Medical Science, special issue, 2008 International Conference on Cultural Competency Training, Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan, in press, 2009.
  • Carter-Pokras O, Acosta DA, Lie D, Bereknyei S, DeLisser H, Haidet P, Gill A, Hildebrandt C, Crandall S, Kondwani K, Glick S. Curricular Products from the National Consortium for Multicultural Education for Health Professionals, in press, 2009

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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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