CCI Liaison Ledger

Winter 2014: Toward a Culturally Competent Faculty

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Toward a Culturally Competent Faculty
Dr. Eugene L. Anderson, ADEA Chief Policy Officer and Managing Vice President

A year ago, we published an issue of the Liaison Ledger that explored the ways dental schools were teaching cultural competency to their students. Today we consider a related topic:... Click Here To Read More

Guest Perspective: Cultural Competency: A Top Priority for 21st Century Faculty Development

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By James J. Crall, D.D.S., M.S., Sc.D., Professor and Chair, Division of Public Health and Community Dentistry, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Dentistry

The importance of cultural competency in health care delivery and the rationale for emphasizing cultural competency in educational programs for future... Click Here To Read More

Campus Spotlight: Rutgers School of Dental Medicine

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By Nicole Fauteux

“We all have a ‘cultural lens’ through which we view the world. A lot of what we perceive as culture starts at infancy. It comes from the people who raise us.”

This is the assessment of Rosa Chaviano-Moran, D.M.D. Over the years, the Assistant Dean of Student Admissions and Recruitment at the Rutgers School of... Click Here To Read More

Resource Spotlight: Think Cultural Health

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By Janet Hulstrand

An initiative of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Minority Health offers a rich array of new educational resources that can help dental education professionals enhance their cultural competency skills.
Think Cultural Health (TCH), which is dedicated “to advancing health... Click Here To Read More