Understanding physician cultural competence and the impact of race/ethnicity on patient perception of physicians

The Foundation's Generalist Physician Faculty Scholars Program was designed to strengthen the presence of generalist physician faculty in the nation's medical schools through career development awards to outstanding junior faculty in medical school departments/divisions of family medicine, general internal medicine and general pediatrics.This grant supports research focusing on the influence of race and ethnicity in the patient-physician relationship and its relation to racial disparities in the quality of health care.

Grant Details

Amount Awarded $299,972.00

Awarded on: 6/19/2003

Time frame: 7/1/2003 - 12/31/2007

Grant Number: 48478


Oregon Health & Science University

3181 S.W. Sam Jackson Park Road
Portland, 97239-3011


Somnath Saha
Project Director