Posts about Cultural Competency
Racial Trauma: Your Questions Answered, Part 2
Dr. Holcomb answers questions regarding institutional and systemic racism, and ways that white clinicians can better serve their clients of color.
How Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Can Influence Healthcare
Healthcare organizations have a responsibility to improve diversity, equity, and inclusion both for their employees and the patients they serve. This blog offers six strategies to help.
Racial Trauma: Your Questions Answered, Part 1
Stories and images of racism and violence has spurred a discussions in health and human services around the impact of racial trauma. Dr. Jamila Holcomb provides insight.
What Is Racial Trauma? An Interview with Dr. Jamila Holcomb
With trauma-informed care practices becoming increasingly popular, Dr. Jamila Holcomb discusses racial trauma and its implications for clinicians and persons served.
Providing Culturally Sensitive Care to Immigrants Struggling With Serious Illness
When dealing with serious illness and death, patients who are immigrants to the U.S. may face a multitude of cultural and logistical challenges.
How to Improve LGBTQ Older Adults’ Experience in Healthcare
Older people who identify as LGBTQ are at an intersection of geriatric care and LGBTQ health needs. This population is less likely to receive regular health benefits, as only 22% of LGBTQ older adults can be honest about their identity with their caregivers.