DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF SESSIONS AND WORKSHOPS
Friday, February 8th
8:15-9:15 THE SPICE PROFESSIONALISM CONSORTIUM: TEACHING PROFESSIONALISM AND INTERPERSONAL AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS TO SURGERY RESIDENTS Dr. Mark Hochberg, M.D., FACS, Professor and Vice Chair of Surgery, New York University, will be presenting findings and recommendations of the Spice Professionalism Consortium. Piloted by a large number of universities across the United States, the consortium utilizes Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCE) and a standardized checklist to train and assess surgery residents in professionalism and interpersonal and communication skills.
9:15-10:15 EDUCATING CLINICIANS TO PROVIDE CULTURALLY COMPETENT PATIENT-CENTERED CARE: BEST AND PROMISING PRACTICES Dr. Robert Like, M.D., M.S., Professor and Director, Center for Healthy Families and Cultural Diversity, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, will be presenting best practices in culturally competent patient-centered care. The objectives for his talk include: defining the concept and rationale for culturally competent, patient-centered care; examining a model for cultural competence education that can help guide curriculum development for practicing clinicians, faculty, residents, and medical students; discussing content and strategies related to cultural awareness, knowledge, skills, encounter, and desire for inclusion in cultural competence curricula; and describing challenges related to developing, implementing, evaluating, and sustaining cultural competence curricula in academic medical centers and health care organizations.
10:30-12:00 COMMUNITY-BASED PARTICIPATORY RESEARCH (CBPR) WITH NATIVE AND PACIFIC POPULATIONS: ADDRESSING CULTURAL COMPETENCY ISSUES Dr. Keawe`aimoku Kaholokula, Ph.D, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Native Hawaiian Health, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii at Manoa (UHM), will be discussing the role of culture in community-based participatory research (CBPR) with Native and Pacific populations.
12:00 – 1:00 LUNCH
IMPLEMENTING DECISION AND COMMUNICATION AIDS IN CULTURALLY DIVERSE SETTINGS Dr. Jeff Belkora, PhD, Director of Decision Services at the UCSF Breast Care Center and Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Institute for Health Policy Studies at the University of California, San Francisco, will be discussing how to implement decision and communication aids in culturally diverse settings.
BREAKOUT SESSION I – LEGAL AND REGULATORY ISSUES IMPACTING CROSS-CULTURAL HEALTHCARE
1:00 – 2:00 FEDERAL AND STATE MANDATES Mr. Gerald Ohta, MPH, Affirmative Action Officer at the Hawaii State Department of Health, will be providing updates on federal and state regulations related to the provision of care to diverse patient populations. Summary checklists of the major regulations will be provided.
2:00 – 3:00 HEALTHCARE ACCREDITING BODY REQUIREMENTS Dr. Christina Cordero, Ph.D., Associate Project Director, Department of Standards and Survey Methods, Division of Healthcare Quality Evaluation at The Joint Commission, will be presenting an overview of The Joint Commission’s standards related to culturally competent care. She will also be presenting related checklists and tools that can provide guidance for complying with the standards.
3:00 – 3:15 BREAK
3:15 – 5:15 MEDICO-LEGAL DUTIES FOR ACCESSIBILITY & ACCOUNTABILITY IN DELIVERING SAFE CARE Ms. Lauren Kwak, J.D., who is the Contracts Officer for the University of Hawaii’s John A. Burns School of Medicine and leads the Office of Hospital and External Business Affairs, Ms. Victoria Rollins, MHA, RN, CPHRM, who serves as faculty for the California Society for Healthcare Risk Management, Mr. Arthur Roeca, J.D., partner in the law firm of Roeca, Louie & Hiraoka, LLP, Ms. Dina Shek, J.D., Co-Director, Health Law Policy Center – Community Projects and Director, Medical-Legal Partnership for Children in Hawaii, Ms. Jennifer Rose, J.D., Gender Equity Specialist, UHM Office of the Chancellor, Ms. Merina Sapolu, Health Education Coordinator, Kokua Kalihi Valley, Dr. Bradley Chun, M.D., Assistant Clinical Professor, UHM Department of Medicine, and Dr. Mark Mugiishi, M.D., FACS, Assistant Professor, UHM Department of Surgery, will be discussing potential malpractice/legal issues that may arise when working with diverse patient populations.
BREAKOUT SESSION II – DEVELOPING AND UTILIZING ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION TOOLS FOR CROSS-CULTURAL HEALTH AND MENTAL HEALTH CARE
1:00 – 2:30 PERSONALIZING RECOVERY-ORIENTED TREATMENT PLANS: EMBEDDING MULTICULTURAL COMPETENCE IN USUAL STANDARDS FOR COMMUNITY-BASED PRACTICES Dr. Ann Marie Yamada, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the School of Social Work, at the University of Southern California, will be introducing the Cultural Awareness, Skill, and Knowledge (C-ASK) Interview Tool to help practitioners gain awareness of the sociocultural background and social issues of their clients. Participants will learn various approaches to adopt use of the tool within their agency. Strategies will be introduced to aid agency supervisors/administrators or team leaders in providing supervision and training to promote maximum effectiveness in using the assessment tool as part of culturally and clinically relevant recovery-based service delivery. Session attendees will be provided with resources for training curriculum and the assessment tool.
2:30 – 2:45 BREAK
2:45 – 4:15 UTILIZATION OF QUALITATIVE METHODS IN CROSS-CULTURAL RESEARCH Dr. Elyse Park, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Mongan Institute for Health Policy, and serves as Director of Behavioral Sciences, MGH Tobacco Research & Treatment Center,
Director of Behavioral Science Research, Center for Psychiatric & Behavioral Sciences, MGH Cancer Center. and the Director of Behavioral Research, MGH Benson-Henry Mind Body Institute. She will be discussing the use of qualitative methods when conducting research with diverse patient populations.
4:15 -5:15 ADDRESSING DISPARITIES IN HEALTHCARE: WHAT DO CULTURAL COMPETENCE AND HEALTH LITERACY TRAINING HAVE IN COMMON? Dr. Desiree Lie, M.D., MS.Ed., Clinical Professor of Family Medicine at the USC Keck School of Medicine, will be presenting her work on the relationship between cultural competence and health literacy.
BREAKOUT SESSION III – VARIOUS PRESENTERS
1:00 – 1:30 A MULT-METHOD APPROACH TO ASSESSING CULTURAL COMPETENCY IN MEDICAL EDUCATION. Jessica Goodkind, PhD, Felisha Rohan-Minjares, MD, Valerie Romero-Leggott, MD
1:30 – 2:00 USING A COMMUNITY-BASED PARTICIPATORY RESEARCH APPROACH TO TEACHING MEDICAL STUDENTS ABOUT MINORITY HEALTH AND HEALTH DISPARITIES: THE HISPANIC, LBGT AND AFRICAN AMERICAN HEALTH DISPARITIES CURRICULA THE THE UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON. David Acosta, MD, FAAFP
2:00 – 2:30 A MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH TO THE PREVENTION OF EARLY CHILDHOOD CARIES IN ABORIGINAL INFANTS IN NSW, AUSTRALIA. David Walker, BDS, MHPEd, PhD, Ngiare Brown, Anthony Blinkhorn
2:30 – 3:00 MEMORY CLINIC IN A PATIENT CENTERED MEDICAL HOME Ritabelle Fernandes, MD, Merlita Compton
3:00 — 3:15 BREAK
3:15 – 3:45 PAIN AND PALLIATIVE CARE WITH SENIORS IN NORTHERN CANADA. Nuelle Novik, MSW, Ph.D., RSW
3:45 – 4:15 NEEDS FOR DIABETES CARE IN A RURAL, UNDERSERVED, MULTI-ETHNIC COMMUNITY. Jillian Inouye, PhD, APRN, Merle Kataoka-Yahiro, DrPH, Nafanua Braginsky, PhD, APRN, Lenard Allen, MA, MFTI, Katharyn Daub, EdD, CTN
4:15 – 4:45 VALIDATION OF OUTCOME MEASURES USED IN RURAL, INTEGRATED HEALTHCARE SETTINGS. Jill Oliveira Gray, MD, Annie Hermosura, MA, Heather McDermott, MA, Justin Maeda, MA
4:45 – 5:15 IT IS NOT WHERE YOU DIE, BUT WHO IS WITH YOU WHEN YOU DIE: EVOLVING PALLIATIVE CARE PRACTICES AMONG MARSHALL ISLANDERS IN HAWAII. Lauren Okamoto, MD, Anna Tamai, MD, Sheldon Riklon, MD, Gregory Maskarinec, PhD
Saturday, February 9th
8:00 – 8:15 WELCOME BACK
Dr. Danny Takanishi, Jr.
8:15 – 9:15 CROSS-CULTURAL RESEARCH MENTORING Dr. Jerris Hedges, M.D., M.S., MMM, Dean of the UHM John a Burns School of Medicine, Dr. Todd Seto, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine at UHM JABSOM, and Dr. Bruce Shiramizu, M.D., Professor of Medicine at UHM JABSOM will be discussing cross-cultural research mentoring.
9:15 – 10:15 THE CROSS-CULTURAL CARE SURVEY AND OTHER CULTURAL TRAINING ASSESSMENT TOOLS Dr. Joseph R. Betancourt, M.D., MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Director of the Disparities Solutions Center, Senior Scientist of The Institute for Health Policy, and Director of Multicultural Education at Mass General Hospital will be presenting the Cross-Cultural Care Survey and other cultural training assessment tools that he and his colleagues have developed an utilize in their training efforts.
10:30-12:00 CULTURALLY COMPETENT CURRICULA AND TRAINING: THE NATIVE HAWAIIAN CENTER OF EXCELLENCE Drs. Winona Lee, M.D., Director of the Native Hawaiian Center of Excellence, and Martina Kamaka, MD., Associate Professor, UHM Department of Native Hawaiian Health, will be discussing the curricula and training that they developed for medical students, residents, and faculty through the Native Hawaiian Center of Excellence.
12:00-1:00 LUNCH – ON YOUR OWN
BREAKOUT SESSION II – VARIOUS PRESENTERS
10:30 – 11:00 LANGUAGE ACCESS AND THE LAW – PERSUADING PHYSICIANS TO USE INTERPRETERS David B Hunt, JD
11:00 – 11:30 COLLABORATING TO IMPROVE LANGUAGE ACCESS-DETERMINING THE VALUE OF A SHARED SAVINGS APPROACH Yolanda Robles, Guadalupe Pacheco
11:30 – 12:00 CULTURAL ASPECTS OF TREATING SURVIVORS OF SEX TRAFFICKING Mary de Chesnay, DSN, RN, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN
12:00-1:00 LUNCH – ON YOUR OWN
BREAKOUT SESSION III – VARIOUS PRESENTERS
10:30 – 11:00 EMERGENCY MEDICAL PRACTICE: ADVANCING CULTURAL COMPETENCE AND REDUCING HEALTH CARE DISPARITIES Aasim I Padela, MD, MSc, Imran R.A. Punekar, BS
11:00 – 11:30 ADMINISTERING PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENTS TO MULTIPLE REFUGEE POPULATIONS IN A CROSS-CULTURAL SETTING Suzan Song, MD, MPH, Adriana Weyandt, PsyD, Nida Mirza, MS
11:30 – 12:00 BUILDING CAPACITY OF FUTURE HEALTH GRADUATES TO WORK WITH INDIGENOUS AUSTRALIANS: INDIGENOUS & NON-INDIGENOUS HEALTH EDUCATORS AS INTERCULTURAL LEADERS Prof. Kim Scott, A/Prof. Dawn Bessarab, Dr. Marion Kickett, A/Prof. Simon Forrest, Dr. Julie Hoffman, Dr. Angela Durey, Kate Taylor, Karen Reys, Dr. Judy Katzenellenbogen, A/Prof. Sue Jones
12:00-1:00 LUNCH – ON YOUR OWN
GENERAL SESSION – STUDENT PRESENTATIONS
1:00 – 1:15 ADDRESSING HAWAII’S PHYSICIAN SHORTAGE BY STARTING A SECOND MEDICAL SCHOOL BASED IN WAIANAE Jade Bito-Onon, Thuan Nguyen, Aren Thompson, Erin Cortes
1:15 – 1:30 AFRICAN AMERICANS AND OBESITY: CULTURAL ACCEPTANCE AND PUBLIC OPINION Tracey M. Barnett, LGSW
1:30 – 1:45 THE EXPLORATION OF RESEARCH-COMMUNITY RELATIONSHIPS WITH MARGINALIZED YOUTH AT RISK FOR OR LIVING WITH HIV IN THE U.S. Diana Lemos, MPH, ABD
1:45 – 2:00 GENDER MODERATES ETHNIC DIFFERENCES IN EXPOSURE TO RACE-RELATED EVENTS Allison Delorefice, MS, Ivy Pan, MS, Joanna Gruen, MS, Leighna Harrison, MS, Aaron Fett, MS, Lynn C. Waelde, PhD
2:00 – 2:15 THE CHALLENGES OF PRECARIOUS WORK AND UNSETTLING WORKING CONDITIONS OF NEWCOMERS, IMMIGRANTS, AND MEMBERS OF THE NEW LABOR DIASPORA IN CANADA AND THE CONNECTION TO HEALTH Iffath U.B. Syed, MPH, Ph.D. student
2:15 – 2:30 CULTURALLY COMPETENT HEALTHCARE FROM THE IMMIGRANT LENS: FINDINGS FROM A QUALITATIVE INTERPRETIVE META-SYNTHESIS (QIMS) Arati Maleku, MSW
2:30 – 2:45 BREAK
2:45 – 3:00 THE COMPLEXITY OF CULTURE: USING AN INTERSECTIONAL AND SOCIAL ECOLOGICAL LENS TO EXAMINE THE IMPACT OF CULTURE ON HEALTH DISPARITIES Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein and Abbey Mann
3:00 – 3:15 I’M CULTURALLY COMPETENT, NOW WHAT? THE USE OF INQUIRY METHODOLOGY TO EXPLORE CULTURAL HUMILITY, CULTURAL RESPONSIVENESS AND CRITICAL SELF-REFLECTION IN COMMUNITY-BASED PARTICIPATORY RESEARCH & PRACTICE Leah C. Neubauer, MA, Ed.D.(c)
3:15 – 3:30 A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW OF THE USE OF COMMUNITY-BASED PARTICIPATORY RESEARCH IN NATURAL DISASTER PREPAREDNESS AND RECOVERY Chris Crabtree, MPA, CHEP, DrPH Candidate
3:30 – 3:45 EXAMINING THE ROLE OF PERSPECTIVE-TAKING AS A METHOD IN ACKNOWLEDGING SUBTLE BIAS AMONG FUTURE HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONERS Lizeth M. Camancho, BA, Nkiru A. Nnawulezi, MA, Ashlee Barnes, BA, Tiffeny Reyleen Jimenez, PhD, Cris Sullivan, PhD
3:45 – 4:00 PERSPECTIVES OF CHUUKESE PATIENTS AND THEIR HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS ON THE USE OF DIFFERENT INTERPRETATION METHODS Kara Wong Ramsay, MD, James Davis, PhD, Gina French, MD.
4:00 – 4:15 THE NEED TO DISAGGREGATE THE ASIAN POPULATION: A LOOK AT CALIFORNIA’S VIETNAMESE POPULATION Hai Hoang
4:15 – 4:30 CULTURAL COMPETENCY TRAINING REQUIREMENTS IN GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION Adrian Jacques H. Ambrose
End of Conference