Cross-cultural communication


Required reading

Bennett, Milton J. (2004). “Becoming interculturally competent.” In J.S. Wurzel (ed.) Toward Multiculturalism: A Reader in Multicultural Education. Newton, MA: Intercultural Resource Corporation.

Buetow, S.A. (2005). “To care is to coprovide.” Annals of Family Medicine 3(6): 553-5.

Charles, C., Gafni, A., Whelan, T. (1999). “Decision-making in the physician-patient encounter: Revisiting the shared treatment decision-making model.” Social Science and Medicine 49(5): 651-661.

Charles, C., Whelan, T., Gafni, A. (1999). “What do we mean by partnership in making decisions about treatment?” BMJ 319(7212): 780-2.

Dalla-Vorgia, P., Katsouyanni, K., Garanis ,T.N., Touloumi, G., Drogari, P., Koutselinis, A. (1992) “Attitudes of a Mediterranean population to the truth-telling issue.” Journal of Medical Ethics 18(2): 67-74.

Deber, R.B. (1994). “Physicians in health care management: 8. The patient-physician partnership: Decision making, problem solving and the desire to participate.” Canadian Medical Association Journal 151(4): 423-427.

Hyun, I. (2002). “Waiver of informed consent, cultural sensitivity, and the problems of unjust families and traditions.” Hastings Center Report 32: 14–22.

Kasman, D.L. (2004). “When is medical treatment futile?” Journal of General Internal Medicine 19(10): 1053-1056.

Levinson, W., Kao, A., Kuby, A., Thisted, R.A. (2005). “Not all patients want to participate in decision-making: A national study in public preferences.” Journal of General Internal Medicine 20(6): 531-535.

Quill, T., Brody, H. (1996). “Physician recommendations and patient autonomy: Finding a balance between physician power and patient choice.” Annals of Internal Medicine 125(9): 763-769.

Reiser, S.J. (2012). “The concept of service in medicine.” Journal of Pain Symptom Management 44(1): 150-3.

Additional reading