Tool for Assessing Cultural Competence Training (TACCT)

Publication ID Published Version
325 July 24, 2006 1


Note: A more current version of this resource has been published in MedEdPORTAL as version 2 and is titled: "A Revised Curriculum Tool for Assessing Cultural Competency Training (TACCT) in Health Professions Education" (Publication ID 3185).

For measuring teaching and learning of cultural competence in the undergraduate medical school curriculum, TACCT materials includes the TACCT surveys, directions for administering, background material, two bibliographies--alpha and categorical, and a new Resource Guide of Web resources for use after administration of the TACCT. Cultural competence should be infused throughout the medical school curriculum; the TACCT will help users with the appropriate domains and areas of cultural competence.


Lie D. Tool for Assessing Cultural Competence Training (TACCT). MedEdPORTAL Publications; 2006. Available from:

Educational Objectives

To be able to increase cultural competency of medical students.


  • Minority, TACCT, Ethnic Groups, Race Relations, Educational Measurement, Health Equity Research


  • Medical
    • Family Medicine


  • Interpersonal & Communication Skills
  • Knowledge for Practice
  • Patient Care
  • Practice-based Learning & Improvement
  • Professionalism
  • Systems-based Practice

Professional Interest

  • Assessment
  • Cultural Diversity/Cultural Competency
  • Health Equity Research
  • Instructional Materials/Methods
  • Professionalism
  • Quality Improvement

Instructional Methods

  • Assessment
  • Independent Learning

Academic Focus

  • Clinical Sciences
    • Clinical Skills/Doctoring

Intended Audience

  • Professional School
    • Medical Student


  • Evaluation Tool
  • Presentation

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