Recommended Reading for Participating in Global Experiences

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Consult these resources for answers to questions that may arise before or during your international experience.

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  • Culture Matters: The Peace Corps Online Cross-Cultural Workbook 
  • Medical English Clear and Simple: A Practice-Based Approach to English for ESL Healthcare Professionals, Melodie Hull RPN
  • "Cross-Cultural Medicine," Judyann Bigby, MD, ed.
  • "The Latino Patient: A Cultural Guide for Health Care Providers," Nilda Chong
  • "Caring for Patients from Different Cultures," Geri-Ann Galanti
  • "Pocket Guide to Cultural Assessment," Elaine Marie Geissler
  • "Culture and the Clinical Encounter," Rena Gropper
  • "Culture, Health and Illness," Cecil G. Helman
  • "Medicine and Culture," Lynn Payer
  • "Cross-Cultural Caring: A Handbook for Health Professionals," Nancy Waxler-Morrison et al

Please note: These resources are provided for informational purposes only. No endorsement by AAMC or any other organization is stated or implied.

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