Internet Resources

In addition to our own institutional resources, we encourage our staff to enhance their learning beyond our institutional offerings through additional resources:

AAMC is a non-profit association of medical schools, teaching hospitals and academic societies.

Center for Human Diversity provides consulting and training services to improve communication between different racial, ethnic, social and cultural backgrounds. Services include cultural competence, diversity, customer service and more.

Cross Cultural Health Care Program serves as a bridge between communities and health care institutions, ensuring underserved communities full access to quality health care that is culturally and linguistically appropriate.

Diversity RX promotes language and cultural competence to improve the quality of health care for minority, immigrant and ethnically diverse communities.

EthnoMed provides a collection of resources and information relating to cross-cultural and refugee health topics for: Amharic, Cambodian, Chinese, Eritrean, Ethiopian, Hispanic, Oromo, Somali, Tigrean, Vietnamese and others.

National Center for Cultural Competence seeks to increase the capacity of health care and mental health care systems to address growing diversity, persistent disparities, and to promote health and mental health equity.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database provides evidence-based, clinical information on natural medicines.

The Network for Multicultural Research on Health and Healthcare focuses on reducing health disparities in health care through educational training and fostering organizational change.

Race, Ethnicity, and Health Care is a reference library on It contains the latest data sources and research on racial and ethnic disparities in health care, including information on access and quality, the health care work force and public opinion.

Rural Assistance Center Minority Health Guide is sponsored by the Department of Health and Human Services' Rural Initiative, and maintains the Center's resources on issues of minority health in rural communities.

Dec. 07, 2011