Markkula Center of Applied Ethics

Culturally Competent Care for Muslim Patients

The material in this section is part of a larger project by the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics on culturally competent care; that is, health care that is sensitive to the differing values and needs of cultural subgroups within our pluralistic society. These materials focus on the challenges that can confront Muslims in American health care settings. Underwriting for these materials was provided by a generous anonymous donor.

Introduction to the Cases and Reflections

Confronting a Fetal Abnormality Cancer: A Failure to Communicate