Health Sciences Diversity

Cultural Competence Resources

Below is a sampling of resources that provide more information about cultural competence. Included are organizations, articles, publications, and links to news. This list is certainly not exhaustive; if there are resources not listed, please email us and we will gladly include them.

Assessment Tools

Journal Articles

Online Learning Modules

Organizations

  • The Office of Minority Health - The mission: OMH is dedicated to improving the health of racial and ethnic minority populations through the development of health policies and programs that will help eliminate health disparities.
  • The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the primary Federal agency for improving access to health care services for people who are uninsured, isolated or medically vulnerable. HRSA website offers a wealth of cultural competence resources pertaining to culture specific, disease disease specific, ethnicity specific topics, as well as training tools and curricular resources.

Webcasts

  • Community-based Approaches to Reducing Health Disparities
    The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies hosts a forum on community-based approaches and policy opportunities for reducing disparities within the African-American and Latino communities.

Online Resources, Reports and Publications