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University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Office of Inclusion and Outreach
 

Cultural Awareness

Respecting and Reserving Ethics


Celebrate Diversity Series

The Celebrate Diversity Series is a monthly series of events that focus on issues related to health disparities, diversity and cultural competency. Events are schedule throughout the academic year. The events take place on the third Friday of each month and are open to all students, faculty and staff.

 

Diversity Training

We provide diversity trainings for our students, staff, and faculty. Events are schedule throughout the academic year.

 

Health Disparities Video Series Workshops

These workshops incorporates a film-driven approach using Kaiser Permanente’s Telly-Award Winning Diversity & Health Series to provide a rich context for exploring the unique cultures of five specific populations.

 

The purpose of the films is to raise the cultural awareness, knowledge and skills of health care providers and employees for the purpose of achieving:

  • Enhanced patient interactions and health outcomes;

  • Respectful and productive relationships in the workplace; and

  • Collaborative relationships with the communities they serve to find solutions to eliminate healthcare disparities.

Discussion

The student senate and each program has assigned one or more students to be student advisors to the Office of Inclusion and Outreach. We meet to discuss issues and diversity.

 

SABES

The Office of Office of Inclusion and Outreach continues to provide administrative support for the SABES (Spanish Acquisition Begets Enhanced Service) group. We provide office space, copy materials and order the lunches for the mentors.

 

Reference

The Office of Inclusion and Outreach has a large collection of multicultural literature, diversity training videos and games that can be use for nurturing diversity and inclusion. (Color of Fear, The Way Home, Worlds Apart, Mirrors of Privilege: Making Whiteness Visible, True Colors, and BaFa BaFa.)

 

The Denver Hospice Brown Bag Series

The Denver Hospice and Office of Diversity and Inclusion will be providing brown bag sessions on dealing with terminally –ill patients and their cultural environment. Every culture is unique when it comes to caring for terminally-ill patients. These presentations offer tips on caring for diverse families at such a critical time – end-of-life. These presentations will focus on everything from the importance of family and special prayers in the diverse community to foods, holiday observances, customs, funeral arrangements, bereavement and grief.

Office of Inclusion and Outreach

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

13120 East 19th Avenue | Educaton 2 North 3118

Aurora, CO 80045

o 303.724.8003 | f 303.724.8006 | e OIO@UCDenver.edu

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