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Training Faculty for Cultural Teaching
General Pediatrics
  • Warren J. Ferguson, University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • David M. Keller, University of Massachusetts Medical School
UMMS Affiliation
Department of Family Medicine and Community Health; Department of Pediatrics
Publication Date
Document Type
Book Chapter
Cultural Competency; Education, Medical; Faculty, Medical

Learning Objectives: Following the completion of this chapter, the reader should be able to: (1) Describe several potential rationales for faculty development in cultural competency; (2) Understand a model for ascertaining levels of student knowledge, skills and attitudes regarding cultural competency; (3) Plan a one-on-one teaching encounter on cultural competency using three distinct teaching methods; (4) Consider other teaching methodologies such as video vignettes, small group facilitation, role play and community immersion for cultural competency training; (5) Understand the elements of formative feedback that may be particularly relevant to this work.


WF Ferguson and DM Keller. Training Faculty for Cultural Teaching. In S Garrison and S Bloom (eds.) Cultural Competency in Medical Education: A Guidebook for Schools. Health Resources and Services Administration,, Publication No. BHP00208. Sept 2004. p. 15-22.

Citation Information
Warren J. Ferguson and David M. Keller. "Training Faculty for Cultural Teaching" (2004)
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