Event Type

Presentation

Location

Kansas City Public Library Central Branch, Helzberg Auditorium

Start Date

18-4-2018 11:20 AM

End Date

18-4-2018 12:20 PM

Description

Speaker Bio:

John J.C. Cowden, MD, MPH, Children’s Mercy Kansas City

Dr. Cowden is a general pediatrician at Children’s Mercy, where he serves as medial director of the Office of Equity and Diversity. He is the founder and co-director of CHICOS, a Spanish language training program for bilingual pediatric residents, and Enlaces, a resident medical Spanish course. He is also medical director of a series of interpreter education courses in medical Spanish. In his bilingual clinical practice, he serves Spanish-speaking families from throughout the Kansas City metropolitan area.

MeSH Keywords

Health Literacy; Culturally Competent Care; Communication Barriers

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Apr 18th, 11:20 AM Apr 18th, 12:20 PM

Health Literacy, Culture and Language

Kansas City Public Library Central Branch, Helzberg Auditorium

Speaker Bio:

John J.C. Cowden, MD, MPH, Children’s Mercy Kansas City

Dr. Cowden is a general pediatrician at Children’s Mercy, where he serves as medial director of the Office of Equity and Diversity. He is the founder and co-director of CHICOS, a Spanish language training program for bilingual pediatric residents, and Enlaces, a resident medical Spanish course. He is also medical director of a series of interpreter education courses in medical Spanish. In his bilingual clinical practice, he serves Spanish-speaking families from throughout the Kansas City metropolitan area.

 

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