Working with Communities to Improve Healthcare Delivery

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Date(s) - March 20, 2023
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM


Working with Muslim, Jewish, African, and Asian Americans to Improve Healthcare Delivery” is a cultural diversity seminar presented by the Islamic Networks Group (ING). This seminar is designed for hospital and healthcare executives and administrators; medical directors, physicians, nurses, medical students, and other healthcare service leaders; and deans, department chairs, and faculty in medical and nursing schools. This seminar provides healthcare professionals with the information and skills needed to enhance their healthcare delivery to diverse patients.

Trainers will begin the seminar with a discussion on bigotry and its impact on their communities in institutional settings, which will be followed cultural competency considerations for healthcare providers and what you need to know for day-to-day interactions with members of their communities.

The objectives of this seminar include:

Cultural awareness and development of cultural competency skills for working with diverse patients and their families

  • Increased understanding of pertinent traditions and practices and their implications for healthcare delivery
  • Increased healthcare provider capacity for addressing growing patient diversity, persistent disparities, and the promotion of health equity
  • Culturally appropriate responses to the needs of diverse patients based on sensitivity to and respect for their cultural and ethnic backgrounds


Muslim American: Dr. Sobia Sultan (bio)
African American: Dr. DeShawn Taylor (bio)
Asian American: Dr. Sulochina Lulla (bio)
Jewish American: Dr. Harry Cornbleet (bio)

Facilitator: Dr. Zachary Markwith (bio)

If you are interested in attending this event, please email ING’s Education Director Zachary Markwith at [email protected].