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Cultural Competency & Mentorship

Monday, June 19, 2017
7:30am – 9:00am

UConn Health
Low Learning Center

Cultural Competency & Mentorship: Becoming More Effective Mentors

Moderator: Linda Barry, MD, FACS

Speakers: Elaine Choung-Hee Lee, PhD Syam Nukavarapu, PhD Anne Delany, PhD

Please visit our Faculty Development webpage to register:

This presentation will be broadcast live and later archived on UConn’s MediaSite. Please go to: *CME will only be provided for “live” viewing only

Target Audience: Faculty, staff, and trainees at the UConn Health Center

Learning Objectives: Participants will (be able to): 1. Illustrate the basic principles of effective communication in mentoring relationships. 2. Discuss special communications issues in mentoring relationships with STEM trainees from underrepresented or non-traditional backgrounds. 3. Describe strategies for incorporating new and effective communication techniques and tracking and evaluating progress/success. 4. Identify what is cultural Competency and why it is important. 5. Identify what Cultural Competency mean for educators and students. 6. Recognize how cultural competency could improve the way we teach and mentor students.

Accreditation: The University Of Connecticut School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Connecticut School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Conflict of Interest Policy: All faculty members participating in CME activities provided by the University Of Connecticut School of Medicine are required to disclose to the program audience any actual or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations. Program planners have an obligation to resolve any actual conflicts of interest and share with the audience any safeguards put in place to prevent commercial bias from influencing the content. The activity director, planning committee members, nor the speakers, Drs. Barry, Choung-Hee Lee, Nukavarapu, and Delany, has a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of this presentation.

Drs. Barry, Choung-Hee Lee, Nukavarapu, and Delany will not be discussing the off-labeled use of any product.

This CME activity has no commercial support associated with it.

Evaluations: Participants are required to complete an electronic evaluation in order to obtain CME Credits. An email from with instructions will be sent to participants. Please complete the evaluation within one week of receiving the email. If you do not receive an evaluatio


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