Cultural Ambassador Program

An interprofessional program co-sponsored by the Ann May Center for Nursing & Allied Health and the Cultural Diversity Department

The Cultural Ambassador possesses enthusiasm, a positive attitude with demonstrated interest in providing excellence in cultural care. Cultural Ambassador acts as a role model for other team members by championing cultural best care practices and protocols, while assisting team members with cultural competencies, with an emphasis on improving care and outcomes for the people in our health care system.

For more information about the Cultural Ambassador Program, contact Maryjo Phillips, 732-776-4099, maryjo.phillips@hackensackmeridianhealth.org.

More information is also available here. You may also complete an application (PDF).

October 6, 2016
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Jersey Shore University Medical Center

January 12, 2017 
1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Jersey Shore University Medical Center 

April 20, 2017
1 p.m. to 4 p.m. 
Jersey Shore University Medical Center 

July 20, 2017 
1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Jersey Shore University Medical Center

Register here.

The Cultural Ambassador program was first developed with funding from the Division of Nursing (DN), Bureau of Health Professions (BHPr), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) under D62HPO5069 Comprehensive Geriatric Education Program from 2009-2012. As part of the funding, many programs included the Stanford University Ethnogeriatic Curriculum. Click here to view ethnic-specific modules, including African American, Alaska Native, American Indian, Asian-Indian American, Chinese American, Filipino American, Hawaiian and Pacific Islander, Hmong American, Japanese American, Korean American, Pakistani American and Vietnamese American.

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