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Aug052012

Teaching Cultural Competencies

A fascinating article.  The authors explore biases, otherness, habitus, countertransference, and narrative medicine as frameworks for rethinking cultural competency (specifically within medical curricula, but the implications go much further).  

Wear D, Kumagai AK, Varley J, Zarconi J. Cultural
competency 2.0: exploring the concept of "difference"
in engagement with the other. Acad Med. 2012 Jun;87(6):
752-8. PMID 22534598.

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