Sixth National Conference on Quality Health Care for Culturally Diverse Populations: Roundtable Sessions Robert Like, MD, MS, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Roundtable A Assessing the quality of cultural competence training – what are the markers of an effective program, and is it time for a national standard or other rating system?

Robert Like, MD, MS, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Monday, September 22, 2008: 4:15 PM-6:00 PM, Minn Marriott, 6th Floor - St. Croix I
Handouts
  • MDNG article - Dec FOMCH (Q&A).pdf (2.2 MB)
  • Presentation Information:

    Program: Roundtable Sessions



    Robert C. Like, MD, MS , Family Medicine, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ
      Professor and Director, Center for Healthy Families and Cultural Diversity
      UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
      Family Medicine
      1 Robert Wood Johnson Place
      New Brunswick NJ, USA 08903

      Phone: 732-235-7662
      Fax: 732-235-8564
      Email Address: like@UMDNJ.EDU

      Biographical Sketch:
      Robert C. Like, M.D., M.S. is Professor and Director of the Center for Healthy Families and Cultural Diversity, Department of Family Medicine, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Dr. Like has a background in medical anthropology, received his MD degree from Harvard Medical School in 1979, and completed his family medicine residency and fellowship training from Case Western Reserve University in 1984. He has served on numerous expert panels, committees, and task forces including the AMA/NMA/NHMA Commission to End Health Care Disparities and DHHS Office of Minority Health’s “CLAS Standards” National Advisory Committee. He has also co-chaired the STFM Group on Multicultural Health Care and Education and consulted to the European Union’s Migrant Friendly Hospitals initiative. Dr. Like is nationally known for his work in the area of cultural competency education and research, and provides training and technical assistance relating to the delivery of patient-centered, culturally responsive care to diverse populations.