February 27–28, 2017
Cultural Competencies in Healthcare 2017

Embracing diversity. Managing change.

February 27–28, 2017

Please Note: This event has already occurred.

  • Monday, Feb. 27 | 2 – 8 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Feb. 28 | 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Cultural Competencies in Healthcare is a two-day, student-led symposium which explores barriers to health and ways to improve health outcomes for underserved groups. The event will take place on February 27-28, 2017, at the Joe Crowley Student Union on the University of Nevada, Reno campus. It will offer an array of several presentations by experts in a variety of health-related fields. All lectures and discussions are free and open to students, faculty and the community.

Cultural Competencies in Healthcare is sponsored by the University of Nevada, Reno, School of Medicine; Division of Health Sciences; School of Social Work; School of Community Health Sciences; Nevada Public Health Training Center; Orvis School of Nursing and High Sierra Area Health Education Center.

Now in its seventh year, Cultural Competencies in Healthcare provides students in the health sciences an educational experience in cultural awareness and its application to research, policy and practice.

Volunteers are needed for this event. Assignments include planning and organization, registration, welcome and check-in, food and beverage, setup and teardown. If you are interested, please email Rebecca Rumbaugh with the role you'd like to play.


  • Category
  • Lecture/Seminar
  • Audience
  • Health Professional
  • Student
  • Region
  • North (Reno Area)

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