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May 18, 2015

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Think Cultural Health

From: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Think Cultural Health (TCH)

 Think Cultural Health (TCH), sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health, is dedicated to advancing health equity at every point of contact. With growing concerns about health inequities and the need for health care systems to reach increasingly diverse patient populations, cultural competence has become more and more a matter of national concern.

 The TCH has announced recently the release of the updated Physicians Practical Guide for Culturally Competent Care e-learning program.  In April 2013, the National CLAS Standards were re-released after undergoing a two-year enhancement initiative. The content of this program has been updated to include the updated National CLAS Standards, more interactivity, and updated literature and references.

 A Physician's Practical Guide to Culturally Competent Care Web site offers CME/CE credit and equips health care professionals with awareness, knowledge, and skills to better treat the increasingly diverse U.S. population they serve.

 To access registration to the updated Physicians Practical Guide for Culturally Competent Care and/or learn more about the TCH, go to: https://cccm.thinkculturalhealth.hhs.gov/default.asp

Cultural Inclusion and Awareness Series

The Case CCC Minority Accrual Committee (MAC) would like to introduce a new name, Cultural Inclusion and Awareness Series for the Cultural Competency Series.  The new name will allow the Committee to broaden the Series scope and post information which will have more research focus. 

The MAC would like to initiate the retitled Series with the posting from the FDA Voice,  2/13/17, entitled “FDA Drug Trials Snapshots and Diversity When Testing New Drugs” by John J. Whyte, M.D., M.P.H., Director of Professional Affairs and Stakeholder Engagement at FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research.

June 15, 2017: Health Disparities Data Widget

May 8, 2017: FDA Drug Trials Snapshots and Diversity When Testing New Drugs

December 1, 2016: SRHEC Debuts Cultural Competency Resource Guide and White Paper

April 5, 2016: National Minority Health Month

December 15, 2015: Case Comprehensive Cancer Center Cultural Competency Series

November 18, 2015: Cultural Competency and the Informed Consent Process

October 14, 2015: October is Health Literacy Month

October 2, 2015: Unconscious Bias: Cancer Clinical Trial Disparities in Racial and Ethnic Minority Populations

August 24, 2015: Revised: Case CCC Clinical Research Brochure for African Americans

July 17, 2015: Reshaping Research: A Guide to Integrating Cultural Considerations into Research

June 19, 2015: What We Really Talk About When We Talk About Food

May 18, 2015: Think Cultural Health

March 30, 2015: Implicit Bias: An Introduction

February 9, 2015: Eliciting the Patient's Experience of Illness through Narrative and Reflection

January 26, 2015: Cultural Competency and the Research Process

January 12, 2015: Understanding Cultural Competency: Definitions and Concepts

December 8, 2014: Operationalizing Culturally Competent Research