If you have not read the previous posts on Cultural Competency, you are welcome to take a look! Today is the last in my 3-part series on Cultural Competency. Forget Diversity! It’s Cultural Competency that… More
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Cultural Competency – How Does it Help?
Four years ago, the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) conducted a raid on a mosque in Miami, Florida. What could have been a disastrous, public relations nightmare for both the Muslim community and the FBI was… More
Forget Diversity! It’s Cultural Competency that We Need.
I live in a diverse neighborhood in a diverse area. Every day I ride the subway with people of many different backgrounds and ethnicities. I go to work and sit next to a man from… More
On Cultural Competency & Cultural Humility
I spoke to a class of graduate nursing students yesterday in the city of Worcester. The topic was on cultural competency and health care — a topic I’ve spoken on for many years. They were… More
End of Life Care and Cultural Competency
I just finished speaking to a group of medical and nursing students on end of life care and cultural competency. It’s a big topic. In health care the two areas where cultural beliefs are profoundly… More
Cultural Competency & the FBI
In June of 2011 in Miami, Florida the FBI raided a mosque and arrested two Imams that had been under surveillance for some time. It is remarkable that most of us had no idea it… More
Tips for Working Cross-culturally in Health Care Settings and Beyond
Through my years of living, working, and communicating across cultural boundaries I’ve realized two things that sum it all up: one — this road is humbling and two – it’s a life-long learning process. Just when… More
A Necessary Burden
Eight years ago my oldest daughter and I watched three movies in three nights. The first was a documentary called Central Park Five. The second was Fruitvale Station, and the third was 12 Years a… More