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Use these resources to help your students expand their understanding of cultural, ethnic, and gender differences and how they impact their physical therapy practice.

These resources support APTA's commitment to supports efforts to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
APTA's primary landing page on DEI includes multiple resources and articles.

Cultural Competence in Physical Therapy
This webpage provides resources, such as videos, articles, short courses, that can be used in physical therapy education programs.

Creating Pipelines to Advance DEI
This resource provides blogs and podcasts from students and new graduates on the value of APTA's DEI initiatives. 

The MedEdPORTAL Diversity, Inclusion, and Health Equity Collection features peer-reviewed educational resources for educators to advance institutional efforts in creating a diverse and inclusive culture and climate for all in order to drive clinical, educational, research and service excellence.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health Resource Center provides an online library catalog to access to the nation's largest repository of information dedicated to the health of minority populations within the United States and its territories.

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, Medicine published A Framework for Educating Health Professionals to Address the Social Determinants of Health. Based on the results of a workshop, this framework is to be used by educators, organizations, and communities to come together to address health inequalities in the classroom and clinic.

Health Education and Literacy

These resources can assist academic and clinical educators with patient education efforts.