Cultural Competency in Medical Education and Clinical Practice

Webinar Slides(PDF)

The National Center for Medical Education, Development and Research Communities of Practice and the Council held this discussion on the importance of improving cultural competency in the care of vulnerable populations. Honoring diversity and promoting effective interactions is critical to meeting the needs of patients across cultures.

As part of this webinar, presenters discussed how to address curriculum changes in medical education to influence patient care outcomes.


  • Linda S. Behar-Horenstein, PhD, Distinguished Teaching Scholar & Professor Colleges of Dentistry, Education & Pharmacy CTSI, Educational Development & Evaluation HRSA Faculty Development Program, University of Florida
  • Reuben Warren, D.D.S., M.P.H., Dr. P.H., M.Div, Professor & Director, National Center For Bioethics in Research and Health Care, Tuskegee University
  • Patricia Matthews-Juarez, PhD, Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Director of the Research Training Core, Health Disparities Research Center of Excellence at Meharry Medical College, Senior Vice President for Faculty Affairs and Development, Program Director for the National Center for Medical Education Development and Research.
Categories: Clinical Guidelines, Clinical Practice, Justice, Equity, Diversion, and Inclusion (JEDI)
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