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Contact: Michael Muin
muinm@health.missouri.edu
573-884-7541
University of Missouri School of Medicine

MU Medical Students Train to be Culturally Competent and Effective Physicians

Caption: Students practice their communication and cultural competency skills with bilingual patient actors at the clinical simulation center in MU's School of Medicine. Training exercises such as this will become part of an enhanced medical student curriculum supported by a new grant from the National Institutes of Health. MU will use the grant to improve education in the behavioral and social sciences.

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