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Culturally Responsive Health Care in Iowa Conference


UI Health Care, the UIHC Department of Nursing, the CCOM and the other health science colleges co-sponsor the annual Culturally Responsive Health Care in Iowa conference. The goal of this multidisciplinary, interprofessional conference is to improve the delivery of culturally sensitive and responsive health care to increasingly diverse patient populations. CME is offered.

Keynote Speakers

Harriet A. Washington
Award-winning Medical Writer & Editor

Janeta Fong Tansey, MD PhD
Principal, Virtue Medicine PC
Fulbright Specialist, United States Department of State
Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine


AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (4.25 hours), Non-Physician Attendance (4.25 hours)

Target Audience

Specialties - ALL


  • Discuss health care inequities in our society, how they arise, and how to mitigate them.
  • Describe the health care challenges faced by specific marginalized groups in our society and how to better provide culturally responsive care.


Registration Fees

  • Physician - $100
  • Allied Health/Public Health/Resident - $50
  • Student* - $20

Fees include registration, educational materials, CME/CE Credit, and boxed lunch

*Student is defined as an individual going to school full-time or part-time and not holding a current license to practice, and not needing CE credit.


Register Here

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Janet Niebuhr in advance at (319)384-2952 or medicine-diversity@uiowa.edu