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Cultural sensitivity and understanding are key elements necessary for living harmoniously in today's society. Our goal is to ensure that our future health care workforce reflects and appreciates the diversity within our communities.
Further, we hope to ensure that our future health care providers are receiving training that equips them to serve underserved populations effectively.
These articles give an excellent and carefully researched history of some of the obstacles that aspiring African American medical students and physicians faced in Mississippi.
The Office of Health Careers Opportunity will be hosting an ACT workshop January 7, 2017 - March 18, 2017. The workshop will consist of pre and post-test sessions along with three instructional sessions conducted by content experts. The cost of the workshop is $100.00 which will include an ACT test textbook with CD-ROM and a pre and post-test result analysis workup. The schedule is located under Training and Development on the main page of the website. The workshop is open to students 9th grade and above. Registration for the ACT workshop is October 23, 2016 - November 18, 2016. Payment must be included with the registration form since there will not be onsite registration. For further information or registration for the ACT workshop, please call Dr. Gaarmel Funches at 601-984-1336.
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