National Center for Cultural Competence

Additional Resources

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Flores, G., Abreu, M., Schwartz I., & Hill, M. (2000). The importance of language and culture in pediatric care: Case studies from the Latino community. Journal of Pediatrics, 137(6), 842–848.

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Helman, C. G. (2000). Culture, health and illness (4th ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

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Zweifler, J., & Gonzalez, A. M. (1998). Teaching residents to care for culturally diverse populations. Academic Medicine, 73(10), 1056–1061.

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