Medical Specialties

St. Vincent De Paul

Location: 420 West Watkins

Phoenix, AZ 85002

Contact: Janice Ertl 602-261-6825

Site Information:

Residents see patients at a local free health clinic serving a primarily hispanic population without health insurance.  Professional interpretors are available for non Spanish speaking residents. 


  • Identify and manage cultural attributes, stereotypes, and biases they bring to clinical encounters.
  • Integrate into clinical encounters an understanding of diversity (family composition, gender, age, culture, race, religion, disabilities, sexual orientation, and cultural beliefs and practices) by recognizing and respecting families’ cultural backgrounds.
  • Identify children, youth, or families who have limited English language proficiency and demonstrate the ability to use professional interpreters and written materials in the family’s primary language to maximize communication.
  • Identify, analyze, and describe health disparities, as well as organizational assets and barriers to delivering culturally effective services.
  • Describe and outline quality improvement activities to achieve health care equity

ACGME Competencies:

  • Interpersonal and Communication Skills
  • Systems-Based Practices
  • Professionalism
  • Medical Knowledge
  • Patient Care

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