Cultural Competence and Communication Skills
Bylund CL, Alyafei K, Afana A, Al-Romaihi S, Yassin M, Elnashar M, Al-Arab B, Al-Khal A. Satisfaction with a 2-day communication skills course culturally tailored for medical specialists in Qatar. J Fam Community Med. 2017 May-Aug;24(2):122-127. doi: 10.4103/2230-8229.205118.
Abdelrahim H, Elnashar M, Khidir A, Killawi A, Maya Hammoud, Al-Khal A & Fetters M. Patient Perspectives on Language Discordance During Healthcare Visits: Findings From the Extremely High-Density Multicultural State of Qatar. Journal of Health Communication. 2017 Apr;22(4):355-363. doi: 10.1080/10810730.2017.
AlRawi S, Khidir A, Elnashar M, Abdelrahim H, Killawi A, Hammoud M & Fetters M. Traditional Arabic & Islamic Medicine: validation and empirical assessment of a conceptual model in Qatar. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 2017 Mar 14;17(1):157. doi: 10.1186/s12906-017-1639-x.
Bylund C, Alyafei K, Anand A, Al Marri A, Omer W, Sinha T, Alam W, Abdelrahim H, Al-Khal A. Implementing and tailoring a western-developed communication skills training program fro graduate medical trainees in Qatar. International Journal of Medical Education. Jan 2017;8:16-18. Doi: 10.5116/ijme.5856.72b4. 2016.
Elnashar, M; Abdelrahim, H; Fetters, MD (2012). "Cultural Competence Springs Up in the Desert: The Story of the Center for Cultural Competence in Health Care at Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar." Academic Medicine 87(6): 759-766.
||Elnashar M, Abdelrahim H. Cultural competency and capacity building. Pre-symposium workshop - Building capacity in healthcare professions symposium, WCM-Q, Doha, February 19, 2017
||Elnashar M, Abdelrahim H, Mahfoud Z, Major S. Promoting and Assessing Cultural Competency in a clinical setting among Medical Students at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q). International Association for Medical Education Conference (AMEE). June 2016. Barcelona, Spain.
||Elnashar M, Abdelrahim H. A pioneering Initiative towards Culturally linguistically appropriate health care: The Center for Cultural Competence in healthcare at Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar. Innovation in Global Medical & Health Education Forum, January 18, 2015. Doha, Qatar.
||Mamtani R. Culturally Competent Patient Centered Healthcare: A Special Focus on Qatar. “Setting the Stage” Qatar’s first Cultural Competence in Healthcare symposium, Doha, March 17th 2014
||Khidir A, Fetters M, Elnashar M, Abdelrahim H, Alkhal A, Alrawi S, Hammoud M. Preliminary results of a multilingual, multicultural survey design. Qatar Foundation Annual Research Conference 2010. Doha, Qatar
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