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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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Frequently Requested Statistics on Immigrants and Immigration in the US

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This Spotlight brings together resources from the Migration Policy Institute (MPI); the US Census Bureau's 2010 American Community Survey, 2010 Current Population Survey, and 2000 decennial census; the US Departments of Homeland Security and State; the Pew Hispanic Center; and Mexico's National Population Council (CONAPO) and National Institute of Statistics and Geograp

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Race, Ethnicity, and Language Data Webinar

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Race, Ethnicity, and Language Data to Improve Health Care Quality: An overview of the new Institute of Medicine report and perspectives from the field

Webinar participants got an in-depth look at how to use patient demographic data to improve quality for culturally diverse populations.

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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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