Cultural Competence Resources

Below is a sampling of resources that provide more information about cultural competence. Included are organizations, articles, publications, and links to news. This list is certainly not exhaustive; if there are resources not listed, please email us and we will gladly include them.

Assessment Tools

Journal Articles

Online Learning Modules


  • The Office of Minority Health 
    OMH is dedicated to improving the health of racial and ethnic minority populations through the development of health policies and programs that will help eliminate health disparities.
  • The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
    HRSA is an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. HRSA is the primary Federal agency for improving access to health care services for people who are uninsured, isolated, or medically vulnerable. HRSA website offers a wealth of cultural competence resources pertaining to culture-specific disease, disease-specific, ethnicity-specific topics, as well as training tools and curricular resources.
  • The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies 
    The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Washington, D.C. that creates ideas to improve the socioeconomic status and civic engagement of African Americans.

Online Resources, Reports and Publications