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Diversity and Health

Recommended Resources


Websites and Databases

  • Think Cultural Health from the Office of Minority Health
  • EthnoMed – Aims to be a convenient source for social and cultural details relevant to clinical care


Defining Cultural Humility

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) defines cultural humility as “a lifelong process of self-reflection and self-critique whereby the individual not only learns about another’s culture, but one starts with an examination of her/his own beliefs and cultural identities.”

Reading Without Walls


Lissa by Sherine Hamdy; Coleman Nye; Sarula Bao (Artist); Caroline Brewer (Artist) (2017)

Long Narrative Songs from the Mongghul of Northeast Tibet by Dechun Li (Translator); Gerald Roche (Editor) (2017)

Monique and the Mango Rains: two years with a midwife in Mali by Kris Holloway; John Bidwell (Editor) (2007)

Tales of Darkness and Light by Soso Tham; Janet Hujon (Translator) (2018)

Organizations and Initiatives

Institute for Healing and Justice in Medicine - Guided by the values of healing, community, and justice, the Institute for Healing and Justice in Medicine is an interdisciplinary hub - a community, a research epicenter, and a dialogue space.