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Cultural Competencies for Health Professionals: Databases and Articles

A resource guide for students and faculty to learn more about transcultural health care and cultural compentencies in health care.

Biomedical Databases

Here you will find databases containing scholarly, peer-reviewed articles about transcultural healthcare, cultural competence, health and diverse populations.

Sociological and Social Sciences Databases

Multidisciplinary Databases

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Search Tips

Select the most important 2-3 terms related to your topic.  Put the word AND between each new term; this tells the database to look for resources with ALL your terms.

healthcare access AND minorities

Use quotation marks ( "  " ) around phrases (two or more words); this tells the database to look for the words in that specific order.

"cultural competence" AND "mental health"

Use an asterisk ( * ) to find multiple endings of one word.  Using assess* as a search term will include results that refer to assess, assesses, assessed, assessment, assessments, etc.