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Building Bridges, Connecting Two Worlds

12:00 pm

Join Holly Figueroa as she discusses tribal history, tribal cultural awareness and cultural considerations when delivering service.

The discussion will also explore variances within tribal members/communities and how to be culturally sensitive and appropriate in cross cultural situations.

UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson faculty, residents, GRAs/GTAs, and UArizona staff please note: The initial, live presentation of this webinar is eligible for 1 hour of UArizona College of Medicine DEI credit. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Gain understanding of tribal histories
  • Gain an understanding of cultural considerations
  • Tips on effective engagement with tribal members/communities

This webinar is made possible through funding provided by Health Resources and Services Administration, Office for the Advancement of Telehealth (G22RH24749). This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, DHHS or the U.S. Government.

Registration is required.

Holly Figueroa
Holly Figueroa
Tribal Liaison
Health Choice Arizona

Holly Figueroa is Ohkay Owingeh and Hopi from the village of Sipaulovi and is Sun Clan. Figueroa serves as the Tribal Liaison for Health Choice Arizona. She works to strengthen tribal relations with 17 tribes in the Health Choice Arizona service area, focusing on crisis service, access to care, prevention, coordination of care, nation building, training and education, reducing health disparities and stigma reduction. 

With a cultural competency background, Figueroa works to ensure that culturally appropriate services are delivered to all, including Health Choice Arizona members, and that providers meet the language and unique cultural needs of those they serve. Additionally, she pursues other ways to give back to her community and to be an effective advocate for Native American people everywhere.

To request any disability-related accommodations for this event please contact the event coordinator at least three business days prior to the event.
12:00 pm
Tuesday, August 24, 2021 - 12:00pm


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Melanie Esher-Blair, MAdm
University of Arizona Health Sciences
Arizona Telemedicine Program