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Schweitzer Symposium: Providing Culturally Competent Healthcare

On Wednesday, November 5, 2014, the 2014-15 Chicago Schweitzer Fellows hosted a symposium on Providing Culturally Competent Healthcare at DePaul University.

With patient populations now more diverse than ever before, the symposium speakers shared their perspectives about cultural competency in healthcare for Vietnamese immigrants, the LGBT community, and Palestinian immigrants.


  • Dr. Phuong Tran, MD;  Rush University
  • Dr. Joy S. Whitman, PhD; Walden University
  • Dr. Sahar Alrayyes, DDS, MS; UIC College of Dentistry