Saturday, October 3, 2015

7:00–8:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00–9:00 Welcome and Opening Remarks
Jack A. Elias, MD
Dean of Medicine and Biological Sciences
Frank L. Day Professor of Biology
Warren Alpert Medical School

Katherine Dallow, MD, MPH
Vice President, Clinical Affairs
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island

Course Directors:
Daphne Koinis-Mitchell, PhD & Lynn Hernandez, PhD
9:00–10:00 Delivering Quality Care to Diverse Populations
Joseph R. Betancourt, MD, MPH
10:15–11:45 Awareness of Cultural Identities in the Health Care Setting: Application of the ADDRESSING Framework for Self-Assessment, Patient Assessment and Diagnosis
Daphne Koinis-Mitchell, PhD & Lynn Hernandez, PhD

Moderated By:
Judelysse Gomez, PhD, Ernestine G. Jennings, PhD, & Christina L. Boisseau, PhD
11:45–12:45 pm Lunch & Networking
Cultural Competence Models And Cultural Considerations When Working With Special Populations
12:45–1:45 Ethnic, Racial & Immigrant Minorities
Debra J. Lobato, PhD
1:45–2:00 Break
2:00–3:00 Working With Patients Who Identify As LGBTQ
Michelle M. Forcier, MD
3:00–4:00 Applications of Specific Strategies When Working With Unique Populations: Perspectives from Patients
Michelle M. Forcier, MD, Debra J. Lobato, PhD & Nicole R. Nugent, PhD
4:00–4:15 From Cultural Confidence to Competence: A Lifetime Journey Perspective
Daphne Koinis-Mitchell, PhD & Lynn Hernandez, PhD
4:15pm Adjourn