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4th Biennial Symposium – Cultural Competence

November 14-15

Delivering on the Promise of Justice, Equity and Equality, the topic for the upcoming two-day 4th biennial symposium on cultural competence, will address the concepts of health disparities, equity and equality. Speakers will discuss cultural competence as it relates to eliminating health disparities, and promoting a welcoming and respectful healthcare environment for vulnerable and unique populations.

Topics and areas of focus include: women, the LGBT community, behavioral health issues, health literacy, and health disparities. Program participants will leave the symposium with new knowledge and skills to practice and lead cultural competence in the clinical setting.

For a program schedule, fees and registration information, please see the program brochure.

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