The purpose of this report is to synthesize findings regarding the concepts, policies, and teaching practices with respect to culturally competent health care. The information prescribed provides family physicians with a context and rationale for cultural competence; information specifically relating to the three main culturally and linguistically appropriate services (CLAS) themes—culturally competent care, language access services, and organizational supports—and information related to pedagogical issues of curricula and training.
Gregg J., & Saha S. (2006). Losing culture on the way to competence: the use and misuse of culture in medical education. Academic Medicine, 81, 542-547. doi: 10.1097/01.ACM.0000225218.15207.30. (Requires Partners login).