The goal of this article is to highlight best practices in Telemedicine as they are emerging during the Covid-19 pandemic and the barriers and facilitators to a successful Telehealth visit with Limited English Proficiency (LEP) patients.
August 3, 2020 · Article
A collection of local and national online information resources regarding COVID-19, including links to translated materials.
March 16, 2020 · Article, Video
The goal of this handout is to increase awareness among practitioners serving Asian patients so that excellent care is delivered with sensitivity to patients’ values.
October 17, 2019 · PDF
A short clinical pearl about a complaint of fever, but the patient doesn’t have a fever in the doctor’s office.
September 16, 2019 · Article
This literature review explores the burden of Hepatitis B Virus in Southeast Asian countries and immigrants in the United States, and explores the existing barriers to testing and treatment, as well as intervention and testing recommendations for providers.
February 7, 2019 · Article
Pages developed with nurses and interpreters to aid caregivers in communicating basic information to their patients.
October 5, 2016
This is a 41 minute video presentation of a discussion led by Dr. Alex Molnar (Harborview Med Center/Univ of WA) with a community group of Cambodian Americans about the subjects of advance directives and end-of-life decision making.
October 2, 2015 · Video
Features videos of native speakers saying phrases of courtesy in nine languages. This tool is to help develop rapport in the interpreted health encounter.
August 8, 2013 · Article, Video
The overarching goal of the video is to demonstrate a culturally competent approach to addressing the stigma of mental illness in Asian-American patients.
January 26, 2011 · PDF, Video
Provides insight into the attitudes and cultural and institutional barriers that must be overcome if Chinese women in America are to achieve optimal health.
August 17, 2009 · PDF
A 2 page brochure and related poster about the post-partum practice of a “sitting month” among Vietnamese and Chinese patients.
August 14, 2009 · PDF
Overview of the Chinese language, including scripts, dialects and applications for interpreters.
August 6, 2009 · Article
This article focuses on commonly used Chinese and Western botanicals and potential risks associated with their use. Four tables are included: Incompatible Combinations, Herbs with Teratogenic Effects, Herbs with Potential for Toxic Effects, and Herb-Drug Interactions.
September 1, 2004 · Article
A general article about common foods and the role of food in Chinese culture.
November 1, 2000 · Article
This study was undertaken to determine if culturally influenced feeding practices are associated with iron deficiency in infants and toddlers from low-income families, including Southeast Asian families.
July 1, 1997 · Article
A short clinical pearl about patterned circular scars on the skin of Asian and African patients.
August 1, 1996 · Article
Article reprinted with permission from Western Journal of Medicine. By Jessica H. Muller, PhD and Brian Desmond, MD, September 1992.
September 1, 1992 · PDF