A Global Perspective on Provider-Patient Communication

Explores the differing perspectives of patients and their health care providers; considers the role of implicit bias in the evolution of disparities in health care quality for racial and ethnic minorities; investigates the problem of health care communication across cultures; examines the ways in which charitable foundations in the United States and Europe might impose a Western model of health care communication on communities in developing countries; considers creative approaches to creating trust and effective communication between patients and the systems which provide health care. Intended only for focus students in global health cluster.