Culture and Healthcare in Medical Education: Migrants' Health and Beyond

  title={Culture and Healthcare in Medical Education: Migrants' Health and Beyond},
  author={Michael Knipper and Secil Akinci and N. G{\"o}ksu Soydan},
  booktitle={GMS Zeitschrift fur medizinische Ausbildung},
One of the main challenges for teaching programs on immigration, ethnic diversity and health is to transform the commonplace notion of "culture" into a helpful tool for medical training and practice. This paper presents the teaching approach of an interdisciplinary course on "migrants' health" established at the University of Giessen since 2004, which has recently been complemented by a thematically related collaboration with two universities in Latin America (Ecuador, Peru). The overall goal… CONTINUE READING
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