Cultural Humility

Alsharif, N. (2012). Cultural Humility and Interprofessional Education and Practice: A Winning Combination. Am J Pharm Educ., 76(7), 120.

Anderson, J., Marvel, K., Brezinski, K., Glazner, C., Towbin, M., and Lawton, S. (2006). Bridging the Gap: A Curriculum to Teach Residents Cultural Humility. Fam Med., 38(2), 97-102.

Ansari, A. (2017). Battling biases with the 5 Rs of cultural humility. The Hospitalist. April, 2017.

Benner, P. (2016). Cultural Humility: Gaining First Person Experience and Empathy for the Health and Life Impact of Living in Poverty.  Educating Nurses. (Simulation exercises:

Butler, P., Swift, M., Kothari, S., Nazeeri-Simmons, I., Friel, C.,  Longaker, M., and Britt, D. (2011). Integrating cultural competency and humility training into clinical clerkships: Surgery as a model. Journal of Surgical Education, 68:222-230.

Chang, E., Simon, M. and Dong, X. (2012). Integrating cultural humility into health care professional education and training. Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract., 17(2):269-78.

Chávez, V. Cultural Humility: People, Principles and Practices. This is a 30-minute documentary  that mixes poetry with music, interviews, archival footage, images of community, nature and dance to explain what is “Cultural Humility” and why we need it.  Available on You Tube.

Cleaver, S., Carvajal, J., and  Sheppard, P. (2016). Cultural Humility: A Way of Thinking to Inform Practice Globally. Physiother Can., 68(1): 1–2.

Coulehan, J. (2010). On humility. Annals of Internal Medicine, 153: 200-201.

Coulehan, J. (2011). “A gentle and humane temper”: Humility in medicine. Perspectives in Biology and Medicine, 54, 206-216. 

Cruess, S., Cruess, R. and Steinert, Y. (2010). Linking the teaching of professionalism to the social contract: A call for cultural humility. Med Teach, 32(5): 357-359.

Danso, R. (2016). Cultural competence and cultural humility: A critical reflection on key cultural diversity concepts. Journal of Social Work.

Davis, D., Worthington, E. and Hook, J. (2010). Humility Review of measurement strategies and conceptualization as a personality judgement. Journal of Positive Psychology, 5(4), 243-252.

Duntley-Matos, R. (2014).  Transformative complicity and cultural humility: De- and re-constructing higher education mentorship for under-represented groups. Qualitative Sociology, 37: 443466.

Fahlberg, B., Foronda, C. and Baptiste, D. (2017). Cultural humility: The key to patient/family partnerships for making difficult decisions. Nursing2016, 46(9), 14-16.

Fahey, J., Cohen, S., Holme, F., Buttrick, E., Dettinger, J., Kestler, E., and Walker, D. (2013). Promoting cultural humility during labor and birth: Putting theory into action during PRONTO obstetric and neonatal emergency training. Journal of Perinatal & Neonatal Nursing, 27, 36-42.

Fisher-Borne, M., Cain, J. and Martin, S. (2015).  From Mastery to Accountability: Cultural Humility as an Alternative to Cultural Competence. Social Work Education, 34(2), 165-181. 

Foronda, C., Baptiste, D., Reinholdt, M. and Ousman, K. (2016). Cultural Humility: A Concept Analysis. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 27(3), 210-217.

Foronda, C., Baptiste, D., Pfaff, T., Velez, R., Reinholdt, M., Sanchez, M. and Hudson, KJ. (2018). Cultural Competency and Cultural Humility in Simulation-Based Education: An Integrative Review. Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 15: 42-60.

Foster, J. (2009). Cultural Humility and the Importance of Long-Term Relationships in International Partnerships. JOGNN, 38(1), 100-107.

Gallardo, M. (2013). Developing Cultural Humility: Embracing Race, Privilege and Power. Sage Publications.

Garcia, J. (2006). Being impressed with ourselves: Receiving humility. Philosophia, 34(4), 417-435.

Graham-Dickerson, P. (2011). Teaching strategies to understanding cultural humility in nursing education. Communicating Nursing Research, 44: 363-363. 

Groll, L. (2014). Negotiating cultural humility: First-year engineering students’ development in a life-long journey. Available from ProQuest Information & Learning (UMI No. 3591226). 

Gruppen, L. (2014). Humility and respect: Core values in medical education. Medical Education, 48: 53-58. 

Hamilton, T. (2016). “The Influence of Transcultural Humility Simulation Development Activities on the Cultural Competence of Baccalaureate Nursing Students.” Theses and Dissertations. Paper 270.

Hammell, K. (2013). Occupation, well-being, and culture: Theory and cultural humility. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 80: 224234.

Hilliard, M. J. (2011). Stories and cultural humility: Exploring power and privilege through physical therapist’ life histories (DePaul University, UMI Order AAI3458780). Retrieved from

Hockett, E., Samek, L. and Headley, S. (2014). Cultural Humility: A Framework for Local and Global Engagement. Faculty Publications - School of Education. 13.

Hook, J., Boan, D, Davis, D., Aten, J., Ruiz, K|J and Maryon, T. (2016). Cultural humility and hospital safety. J Clin Psychol Med. Setting

Hook, J (2014). Engaging Clients with Cultural Humility. Journal of Psychology and Christianity, 33(3), 277-280.

Hook, J., Owen, D., Worthington, E., Jr., and Utsey, S. (2013). Cultural humility of therapists is associated with stronger working alliance and better psychotherapy outcomes. Clinician’s Research Digest: Adult Populations, 31(9): 5.

Hook, J., Farrell, J., Davis, D., DeBlaere, C., Van Tongeren, D.., and Utsey, S. (2016). Cultural humility and racial microaggressions in counseling. Journal of Counseling Psychology63, 269–277. 

Hook, J., Davis, D., Owen, J., Worthington, E, Utsey, S. (2013). Cultural humility: Measuring openness to culturally diverse clients. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 60(3), 353-366.

Hook, J., Davis, D., Owen, J. and DeBlaere. (2017). Cultural Humility: Engaging Diverse Identities in Therapy. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Isaacson, M. (2014). Clarifying Concepts: Cultural Humility or Competency. Journal of Professional Nursing, 30(3), 251-258.

Juarez, J., Marvel, K., Brezinski, K., Glazner, C., Towbin, M. and Lawton S.  (2006). Bridging the gap: A curriculum to teach residents cultural humility. Fam Med., 38:97–102. 

Kesebir, P. (2014). A quiet ego quiets death anxiety: Humility as an existential anxiety buffer. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 106:610-623.

Kools, S., Chimwaza, A., and Macha, S. (2015). Cultural humility and working with marginalized populations in developing countries. Global Health Promotion, 22(1), 5259.

Kutob, R., Bormanis, J., Crago, M., Harris, J. M., Senf, J. and Shisslak, C. M. (2013). Cultural Competence Education for Practicing Physicians: Lessons in Cultural Humility, Nonjudgmental Behaviors, and Health Beliefs Elicitation. J. Contin. Educ. Health Prof., 33: 164–173.

Loue, S. (2012). Sandplay therapy: Identity, diversity, and cultural humility. Journal of Sandplay Therapy, 21: 105-112.

Lund, D., and Lee, L. (2015).  Fostering cultural humility among pre-service teachers: Connecting with children and youth of immigrant families through service-learning. Canadian Journal of Education, 38: 13.

Mallon, G.P. (2011). From Mother Goose to Cultural Humility and Beyond! Child Welfare, 90(5), 7-10.

Mastel-Smith, B. and Yarbough, S. (2016). A reflexive exercise to promote cultural humility among doctoral nursing students. Journal of Nursing Education, 7(5), 68-75.

Miller, S. (2009). Cultural humility is the first step to becoming global care providers. JOGNN, 38(1), 92 – 93.

Moore-Bembry, N. (2018).  Cultural humility: A qualitative study on the development of self-awareness in social work educators.  Theses and Dissertations. 2539.  Retrieved from

Morris, J., Brotheridge, C. and Urbanski, J. (2005). Bringing humility to leadership: Antecedents and consequences of leader humility. Human Relations, 58(10), 1323-1350.

Mosher, D., Hook, J., Captari, L., Davis, D., DeBlaere, C., and Owen, J. (2017). Cultural humility: A therapeutic framework for engaging diverse clients. Practice Innovations, 2(4), 221-233.

Murray-Garcia, J., and Tervalon, M. (2014). The concept of cultural humility. Health Affairs, 33: 1303

Northern California Training Academy. (nd.). Cultural Humility. Author:  Coaching in the Field of Child Welfare.

Nkurunziza, A., Nyirazigama, A. and Soule, I. (2015). Cultural Humility in Nursing Practice. Rwanda Journal, 2(2), 89.

Ortega, R., and Faller, K. (2011). Training child welfare workers from an intersectional cultural humility perspective: a paradigm shift. Child Welfare, 90(5), 27-47.

Paparella-Pitzel, S., Eubanks, R. and Kaplan, S. (2016). Comparison of Teaching Strategies for Cultural Humility in Physical Therapy. Journal of Allied Health, 45(2), 139-146(8).

Prasad, S., Nair, P., Gadhvi, K., Barai, I., Danish, H. and Philip, A. (2016). Cultural Humility: Treating the Patient, not the Illness. Med Educ Online. 2016; 21: 10.3402/meo.v21.30908.

Reynoso-Vallejo, H. (2009). Support group for Latino caregivers of dementia elders: Cultural humility and cultural competence. Ageing International, 34: 67-78.

Ricon, A. (2009). Practicing cultural humility. In T. Berthold, A. Avila and J. Miller (Eds.), Foundations for Community Health Workers (pp. 135-154. San Francisco: CA: Jossey Bass.

Robinson, B. and Alfano, M. (2016). I know you are, but what am I? Anti-individualism in the development of intellectual humility and Wu-wei. Logos and Episteme, 7(4), 435-459.

Ross, L. (2010). Notes from the field: Learning cultural humility through critical incidents and central challenges in community-based participatory research. Journal of Community Practice, 18: 315-335.

Russell, E., Viggiani, P., Meath, M. and Faria, D. (2017).  Cultural Humility and Teaching Towards Justice and Equity: Addressing Oppression in the Classroom Providing Inclusive Educational Spaces.  The College at Brockport 17th Diversity Conference.

Schuldberg, J., Fox, N., Jones, C., Hunter, P., Bechard, M., Dornon, L., Gotler, S., Shouse, H., Stratton, M. (2012). Same, Same - But Different: The Development of Cultural Humility through an International Volunteer Experience International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 2(17), 17-30.

Shaw, S. (2016). Practicing cultural humility. Counseling Today, Dec. 27, 2016.

Sheridan, M. J., Bennett, S., & Blome, W. W. (2013). Cultural humility and shared learning as hallmarks for international teaching: The SWEP experience. Social Work Education, 32:818-833.

Schuessler, J., Wilder, B., and Byrd, W. (2012). Reflective journaling and development of cultural humility in students. Nursing Education Perspectives, 33: 96-99.

Schuldberg, J., Fox, S., Jones, C., Hunter, P., Bechard, M., Dornon, L., and Stratton, M. (2012). Same, same – but different: The development of cultural humility through an international volunteer experience. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 2: 1730

Society of Hospital Medicine The 5 Rs of Cultural Humility.; Pocket Guide.

Steefel, L. (2018). Cultural Humility: An Active Concept to Drive Correctional Nursing Practice.  Journal of Forensic Nursing, 14(1), 27-30.

Tervalon, M. and Murray-Garcia, J. (1998). Cultural humility versus cultural competence: A critical distinction in defining physician training outcomes in multicultural education. Journal of Health Care For the Poor and Underserved, 9(2), 117-25. 

Unite for Sight. Cultural Competency Online Course - Module 10: Trust and Cultural Humility. Unite for Sight: New Haven CT.

Vogt, H. (2011). Cultural humility in the practice of medicine. South Dakota Medicine, 64(7), 238-239.

Walters. T. (2015). Cultural Humility: A Hermeneutic Literature Review. Auckland University of Technology. Dissertation. 

Wear, D. (2008). On outcomes and humility. Academic Medicine, 83(7): 625-626.

Willis, A. and Allen, B. (2011). The importance of cultural humility in cross cultural research. International Journal of Innovative Interdisciplinary Research, 1(1), 111-119.

Worthington, E., Davis, D. & Hook, J. (2017).  Handbook of cultural humility. NY: Routledge.

Yancu, C. and Farmer, D. (2017). Product or Process: Cultural Competence or Cultural Humility? Palliative Medicine and Hospice Care Open Journal, 3(1), e1-e4.

Yeager, K., and Bauer-Wu, S. (2013). Cultural humility: Essential foundation for clinical researchers. Applied Nursing Research, 26(4), 251-6.