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Cultural diversity

July/August 2017 Issue
Building Capacity to Care for Refugees [Feature]

So you want to incorporate refugee health into your practice. Now what?


July/August 2016 Issue
Tips to Help Teen Patients Deal With Discrimination [The Last Word]

Even subtle bias can affect our patients, but talking about it can help.


March/April 2014 Issue
Incorporating Medical Interpretation Into Your Practice [Feature]

Making sure you can understand your patients not only improves their care but avoids legal trouble.


September/October 2013 Issue
Working With International Populations - Abroad or in Your Own Backyard [Feature]

Finding the right path to pursue international health care requires answering the right questions and choosing the right partners.


September/October 2013 Issue
Practical Realities of Doing Volunteer Medical Work in the Developing World [Feature]

International medicine offers challenges and rewards while working in a setting far removed from home.


Jul-Aug 2005 Issue
The A to Z of Cross-Cultural Medicine [Improving Patient Care]

The article offers advice for improving one's competency in understanding cultural differences between patients and physicians.


Jul-Aug 2004 Issue
Do I Need an Interpreter? (Spanish version) [Patient Education]


Jul-Aug 2004 Issue
Using Bilingual Staff Members as Interpreters [Feature]

If you don't have access to a professionally trained interpreter, these tips will help you maximize the resources you do have available.


Jun 2004 Issue
Getting the Most From Language Interpreters [Feature]

Communicating with patients who have limited English proficiency requires more than simply “finding someone who speaks their language.”


Apr 2003 Issue
The Challenge of Urban Family Medicine [Editorial]

Traditional medical training reflects a somewhat diverse population but, on average, does not expose students to the harsh realities of urban environments. After an eye-opening move to an urban practice, the author discovered that she had to be more than just a doctor to her patients.


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