October 9, 2019

Family Medicine Grand Rounds: Japanese Family Health Program

8:00 AM

UMHS Ford Auditorium

Providing Culturally Competent Services in an Academic Health Center: Lessons Learned from 25 Years' Experience in the Japanese Family Health Program

Michael D. Fetters, MD, MPH, MA, is Professor of Family Medicine, Founder and Director of the Japanese Family Health Program (JFHP), Co-Founder and Director of the Mixed Methods Program, and at the University of Michigan.

Based in the Family Medicine at Domino’s Farms Clinic, and the Livonia Health Center, JFHP physicians and staff provide culturally and linguistically sensitive care to the Japanese speaking population of Southeastern Michigan. Dr. Fetters also serves as Chief Co-editor of the Journal of Mixed Methods Research and co-edited a Special Issue on conducting research in primary care in Family Medicine and Community Health. Dr. Fetters' academic efforts focus on the influence of culture on medical decision making, health services research, medical ethics and qualitative and mixed methods research methodology. His book, The Mixed Methods Research Workbook  is forthcoming from SAGE Publications in October, 2019.