Health-care reform and cultural competence in health-care delivery are hot topics. Research has shown that cultural competence is a key strategy for bridging health and health-care disparities.
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Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice comments on issues that will bediscussed at the Call to Action: National Conference on Black on Black Violence as a Social Epidemic and Deployment of Workable Solutions.
The ‘touch tours’ offered at the Penn Museum are spotlighted.
At the University of Pennsylvania’s Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, you can touch some of the oldest tomes in the history of Judaism, and you don’t have to wear white gloves, de rigueur for patrons at some rare-book libraries.
John Hansen-Flaschen of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on Philadelphia and its surrounding counties being identified as a hotspot of a rare lung disease.
Penn 60 Second Lecture on Oct. 10: “Yes We Can ... or Maybe We Won't: The Youth Vote in This Presidential Election”
This weekend, Penn hosted the first Ivy Plus Symposium and workshops for diverse scholars, a national conference designed to encourage exceptional undergraduate students to pursue advanced training in the sciences, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, fields.