Call for Cultural Competency Standards and Committee Nominations

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<p>The National Quality Forum (NQF) is now soliciting frameworks and practices for a new project, <strong>Endorsing a Framework and Preferred Practices for Measuring and Reporting Culturally Competent Care,</strong> which is being supported by The Commonwealth Fund and the California Endowment.<br><br>The project seeks to endorse a comprehensive national framework for evaluating cultural competency across all health care settings, as well as a minimum set of preferred practices based on the framework. The framework and practices should focus on all aspects of cultural competency including, but not limited to, race/ethnicity, disabilities, sexual orientation, spirituality, and language preference.<br><br>Frameworks and practices must be submitted by <strong>Friday, October 25, 2007,</strong> at 6:00 p.m., EDT. Please visit the NQF site at <a href="">http://www…; for the project summary, call for frameworks and practices, and practice submission form.<br><br>NQF is also calling for steering nominations for this project. NQF must receive all nominations by <strong>Friday, October 12, 2007,</strong> at 6:00 p.m., EDT. The complete nomination form is also available at <a href="">http://www…;