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Cultural competence

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.


Jun 2002 Issue
Achieving a More Minority-Friendly Practice [Feature]

How successful is your practice at meeting the needs of diverse patients? These 10 tips can help you improve.


Jan 2002 Issue
Race and Preventive Services Delivery [Improving Patient Care]

The article, part of a continuing series on the Direct Observation of Primary Care study, will explore how race impacts the delivery of preventive services and how family physicians can improve preventive care to all populations.


Oct 2000 Issue
Cultural Competence [Improving Patient Care]

The article describes the racial and ethnic disparities that exist in health care and explains how practices can improve their cultural competency.


May 2000 Issue
Strategies for Expanding Your Patient Base in Diverse Communities [Feature]

Diversification can help your practice thrive — and deepen your humanity.


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