"Cultural Competency and Northwestern: Where Do We Degin?" - presented by Dr. Alejandra Estrin Dasche, Adrienne Caldwell and Valery Overby. Cultural competency is an awareness and knowledge of cultural or specialty-specific abilities and beliefs. This important topic in health care is a barrier providers must cross in order to reach and guide patients to wellness. Discuss what cultural competency is for us as Northwestern faculty and how we can model and teach health care-specific cultural competency in our classrooms.