Monica B Vela

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Affiliation: University of Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Medical Students' Experiences and Perspectives on Interpreting for LEP Patients at Two US Medical Schools
    Monica B Vela
    Department of Medicine, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Racial Ethn Health Disparities 3:245-9. 2016
  2. doi request reprint Establishing Medical Students' Cultural and Linguistic Competence for the Care of Spanish-Speaking Limited English Proficient Patients
    Monica Vela
    Department of Medicine and Associate Dean for Multicultural Affairs, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Racial Ethn Health Disparities 3:484-8. 2016
  3. pmc Innovative health care disparities curriculum for incoming medical students
    Monica B Vela
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1028-32. 2008
  4. pmc Improving underrepresented minority medical student recruitment with health disparities curriculum
    Monica B Vela
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:S82-5. 2010
  5. pmc "URM candidates are encouraged to apply": a national study to identify effective strategies to enhance racial and ethnic faculty diversity in academic departments of medicine
    Monica E Peek
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Diabetes Research and Training Center, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Acad Med 88:405-12. 2013
  6. doi request reprint SEALS: an Innovative Pipeline Program Targeting Obstacles to Diversity in the Physician Workforce
    Cassandra D L Fritz
    University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Racial Ethn Health Disparities 3:225-32. 2016
  7. ncbi request reprint The Chicago Breathe Project: a regional approach to improving education on asthma inhalers for resident physicians and minority patients
    Valerie G Press
    Section of Hospital Medicine, University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 102:548-55. 2010
  8. pmc First year medical student attitudes about advocacy in medicine across multiple fields of discipline: analysis of reflective essays
    Valerie G Press
    Section of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    J Racial Ethn Health Disparities 2:556-64. 2015
  9. pmc Addressing Barriers to Shared Decision Making Among Latino LGBTQ Patients and Healthcare Providers in Clinical Settings
    Arshiya A Baig
    1 Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
    LGBT Health 3:335-41. 2016

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Publications9

  1. doi request reprint Medical Students' Experiences and Perspectives on Interpreting for LEP Patients at Two US Medical Schools
    Monica B Vela
    Department of Medicine, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Racial Ethn Health Disparities 3:245-9. 2016
    ..However, health care teams often use available ad hoc interpreters without knowing whether their language skills are adequate. Little is known about the role of medical students working as ad hoc interpreters...
  2. doi request reprint Establishing Medical Students' Cultural and Linguistic Competence for the Care of Spanish-Speaking Limited English Proficient Patients
    Monica Vela
    Department of Medicine and Associate Dean for Multicultural Affairs, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Racial Ethn Health Disparities 3:484-8. 2016
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  3. pmc Innovative health care disparities curriculum for incoming medical students
    Monica B Vela
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1028-32. 2008
    ..2) To help students become aware of personal biases regarding racial and ethnic minorities. 3) To inspire students to commit to serving indigent populations...
  4. pmc Improving underrepresented minority medical student recruitment with health disparities curriculum
    Monica B Vela
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:S82-5. 2010
    ..Diversity improves all students' academic experiences and their abilities to work with patients from differing backgrounds. Little is known about what makes minority students select one medical school over another...
  5. pmc "URM candidates are encouraged to apply": a national study to identify effective strategies to enhance racial and ethnic faculty diversity in academic departments of medicine
    Monica E Peek
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Diabetes Research and Training Center, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Acad Med 88:405-12. 2013
    ..S. academic medicine departments to better understand the challenges, successful strategies, and predictive factors for enhancing racial and ethnic diversity among faculty (i.e., physicians with an academic position or rank)...
  6. doi request reprint SEALS: an Innovative Pipeline Program Targeting Obstacles to Diversity in the Physician Workforce
    Cassandra D L Fritz
    University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Racial Ethn Health Disparities 3:225-32. 2016
    ..Our goals were to (1) design a pipeline program based on educational theory; (2) deliver the program in a low cost, sustainable manner; and (3) evaluate intermediate outcomes of the program...
  7. ncbi request reprint The Chicago Breathe Project: a regional approach to improving education on asthma inhalers for resident physicians and minority patients
    Valerie G Press
    Section of Hospital Medicine, University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 102:548-55. 2010
    ..Asthma affects minority citizens in Chicago disproportionately. Policy changes introducing hydrofluroalkane (HFA) inhalers may worsen already-existing health disparities related to asthma...
  8. pmc First year medical student attitudes about advocacy in medicine across multiple fields of discipline: analysis of reflective essays
    Valerie G Press
    Section of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    J Racial Ethn Health Disparities 2:556-64. 2015
    ..Advocacy is often described as a pillar of the medical profession. However, the impact of advocacy training on medical students' identity as advocates in the medical profession is not well-described...
  9. pmc Addressing Barriers to Shared Decision Making Among Latino LGBTQ Patients and Healthcare Providers in Clinical Settings
    Arshiya A Baig
    1 Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
    LGBT Health 3:335-41. 2016
    ..Further research needs to examine Latino LGBTQ patient-provider experiences with SDM and develop tools that can better facilitate SDM in this patient population. ..