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Ethnomed Website: Four Star Resource

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EthnoMed contains information about cultural beliefs, medical issues and related topics pertinent to the health care of immigrants to Seattle or the US, many of whom are refugees fleeing war-torn parts of the world. Its own large database is a collection of resources and information related to cross-cultural and refugee health topics, including refugee screening.

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MedEd Portal

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Model curricula have been disseminated for years through AAMC’s MedEdPortal (MEP), a free, online, searchable, peer-reviewed publication service and repository for medical and oral health teaching materials, assessment tools, and faculty development resources (https://www.mededportal.org/).

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Health Matters in San Francisco

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This project is designed to provide a clear and dynamic path forward in promoting the health priorities of San Francisco.  The Community Benefit Partnership has taken steps to:

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The Edible Schoolyard Project

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This 31 minute documentary film follows the story of how renowned chef Alice Waters' Berkeley "Edible Schoolyard" program - centered around the caring for children - is replicated and contributes to the rebirth of the New Orleans uptown poor black Green Charter School after its devastation from Hurricane Katrina floodwaters.

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U-Health: Better Data, Better Decisions, Better Outcomes

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This partnership is the first-ever coalition of university presidents and the AAMC focusing jointly on driving health equity by transforming their institutions’ efforts to shape the health workforce.

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Healthcare Communities

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HealthcareCommunities.org (HC) is a web-based knowledge management system that provides multiple means for the healthcare quality improvement community to share knowledge and contribute to each others’ QI work. It features links to other resources and administers private groups that have common clinical and operational interests. 

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Cambodian Foods that Affect Blood Sugar: A Guide for Cambodian Patients

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This presentation is intended to be used by clinicians during discussion with patients about carbohydrates and blood glucose. It is culturally tailored to reflect foods commonly consumed by Cambodian Americans, and intended for patients to learn how these foods raise, lower or have little effect on a person’s blood sugar.

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Ocean of Pearls

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This film, the first film directed by a Sikh with a Sikh character as the lead role, was shown at the 2010 DiversityRx Conference. It's tagline: "It is in the collision between the old ways and the new that we find out who we are" captures what the film is about, how to assimilate and maintain one's culture of origin.

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Promesas y Traiciones

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A new Spanish-language radio drama from Media for Health will address health issues while telling a story. These episodes of real-life drama will portray characters struggling with diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure, smoking and more. Health experts will join the hosts during each broadcast to talk about the health issues in the episodes and to answer listener questions.

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