External Resources for Cultural Competency in Health Care

All external hyperlinks are provided for your information and or the general public. The Department of Health Services does not testify to, sponsor, or endorse the accuracy of the information provided on externally linked pages.

Access Project
The Access Project is a research affiliate of the Schneider Institute for Health Policy at Brandeis University. The Schneider Institute is part of Brandeis's Heller School for Social Policy and Management. The work of the Access Project embodies the Heller School motto, "Knowledge Advancing Social Justice."

National Council on Interpreting in Health Care
The National Council on Interpreting in Health Care is a multidisciplinary organization based in the United States whose mission is to promote culturally competent professional health care interpreting as a means to support equal access to health care for individuals with limited English proficiency.

NAHEC Dimensions of Diversity blog
The Northern Area Health Education Center (NAHEC) has created a blog that is designed to be a place on the Web to post information about diversity training and other cultural competency information.

American Diabetes Association en Espanol

Provider's Guide to Quality and Culture
This Web site is designed to assist health care providers throughout the United States in providing high-quality, culturally competent services to multi-ethnic populations.

National Standards on Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS)

Improving Quality and Achieving Equity: The Role of Cultural Competence in Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care (The Commonwealth Fund)

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Last Revised: November 24, 2014