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Cultural Competency: Home

This guide provides resources related to cultural competency, structural competency, and cultural humility, as well as racism and bias in clinical practice. 

Significant criticisms of cultural competency have been raised. However, the phrase is still in use and is commonly searched. The owner of this guide continues to use this title after examination of search trends and terminology across websites and presentations.

She does not proclaim to be an expert in these areas and hopes to improve this guide with community input. Please contact Stacy Brody at to discuss additional/alternative titles and resources. 


NIH Extramural Loan Repayment Program for Health Disparities Research (LRP-HDR) (July 1, 2021)

"The objective of the LRP-HDR is to recruit and retain highly qualified health professionals into research careers that focus on minority health disparities or other health disparities."

Identifies new items for the application period beginning September 1, 2021. 


Beyond Flexner Conference

Save the Date: March 28-30, 2022

Phoenix, AZ

The Beyond Flexner Conference is an interprofessional forum focused on advancing health equity and social justice through health professions education. The Conference brings together leaders in change to share new strategies and tools, identify and address challenges, and organize to advocate for meaningful change.


"[T]he STRIVE Health Disparities Research Committee invites you to submit your ideas and feedback to inform research on health disparities across NICHD's portfolio over the next five years. These efforts not only include projects to identify and quantify disparities, but also strategies to mitigate and eliminate health inequities."(

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