Daltroy Memorial Lecture: The Role of Cultural Diversity in Patient-Healthcare Provider Communication

Session Type: ARHP Concurrent Sessions
Tuesday, November 8, 2011: 9:00 AM-10:00 AM
W192b (McCormick Place West)
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Session Overview:
This session will discuss the effects of ethnic diversity on patient-healthcare provider communication, describe present and future research projects on the topic, and discuss the healthcare provider role in improving patient-healthcare provider communication.

Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to:

  • describe what is known about the effect of ethnic diversity on patient-healthcare provider communication
  • discuss current and future research on patient-healthcare provider communication in rheumatologic conditions
  • discuss actions that healthcare providers can take to improve patient-healthcare provider communication

Moderator: Elizabeth G. Salt, PhD, University of Kentucky
9:00 AM
Maria E. Suarez-Almazor, University of Texas. M.D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
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