Physicians
e-Newsletter
Intelligence Unit Special Reports Special Events Subscribe Sponsored Departments Follow Us

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn RSS

Medicine meets a culture gap

USA Today, February 15, 2008
A growing amount of research is investigating whether small cultural differences--most of them between white, male doctors and their diverse patients--could be a big reason for the nation's persistent healthcare disparities. New Jersey became the first state to require cultural-competence education for physicians to get licenses. California requires continuing medical education for doctors to include cultural and linguistic competency training.