HSC Cultural Competency Workshops

HSC Cultural Competency Workshops

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"Increasing Cultural Competency in Our Changing World"

 

Since 2006, the University of Louisville School of Medicine has invited students, faculty, and staff to attend a workshop centered on diversity in healthcare. Each year the Cultural Competency Workshop is offered to 1st year medical and dental students, dental hygiene students, as well as dental residents, audiology students,and post-baccalaureate students. Attendance for the 2014 workshop was well over 400 individuals . Breakout sessions are offered on specific topics related to diversity/cultural competency in the healthcare professions. A Pre and Post Evaluation Survey is offered to all students to gauge their responses to the effectiveness to the topics discussed.

 

Cultural Competency students

 

To view past years Cultural Competency Brochures Click a link below:

 

Each year the HSC Cultural Competency Committee accepts volunteers who help plan and coordinate the Annual Cultural Competency Workshop.  Some of these volunteers become members of the UofL RSO Health Sciences Cultural Competency Committee.  This RSO (Recognized Student Organization) helps to secure donations from the Student Government Association (SGA) to help make the annual workshop a success and to work with faculty, staff, and students to promote diversity on the Health Sciences Campus.

The RSO is also responsible for updating and following their constitution, Health Sciences Cultural Competency Committee Constitution.