Developing Leaders in Residency Training and Scholars in Cultural Competency

Who: All physicians who taught family medicine residents were eligible. Special preference was given to those who work in underserved areas or within FQHC’s, or who are members of underserved groups. What: Monthly two-hour online interactive workshops on the Blackboard Collaborate platform introduced participants to teaching culturally responsive care (awareness, knowledge, skills) and to teaching and assessing learners in the six ACGME competencies. The virtual classroom allowed participants to fully collaborate in real time and all sessions were recorded and archived for future reference. Curricular materials and participant products available online. The fellowship concluded in with a three-day on-site capstone experience including participation in the USC-sponsored Innovations in Medical Education Conference. Where: An orientation session and twelve workshops were held online. The onsite activities were held at the Innovations in Medical Education Conference and at White Memorial Medical Center in Los Angeles. When: 1) Twelve Wednesday evenings, 5 pm – 7 pm Pacific / 8 pm – 10 pm Eastern and 2) Three days onsite, Saturday – Monday. Benefits for Participants: 1) Opportunity to work with colleagues that share interests in and passion for residency education and culturally responsive health care; 2) Enhanced confidence, awareness, knowledge and skills in curriculum design, teaching and assessment; 3) Enhanced knowledge of learning principles and skills in educational scholarship; and 4) Development and submission of an Abstract and Poster to the IME Conference. Continuing Medical Education Credits: The live activity, Family Medicine Physician Faculty Development: Developing Leaders in Residency Training and Scholars in Cultural Competency, was reviewed and acceptable for up to 32 Prescribed credits each year by the American Academy of Family Physicians.

Awarded By

  • HRSA and White Memorial Hospital, CA



  • September 2014 - May 2015