Cultural Dexterity NIH R01 Awarded

Cultural Dexterity NIH R01 Awarded
Center for Surgery and Public Health

Adil Haider, MD, MPH, Receives National Institutes of Health R01 Grant to Study Cultural Dexterity Curriculum for Surgeons

Adil Haider, MD, MPH, has received a $3.4M National Institutes of Health (NIH)  – National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) R01 grant for his study, “ Evaluation of Cultural Dexterity Training Program for Surgeons: The PACTS Trial“.

Improving the ability of providers to provide cross-cultural care is a necessary development in the effort to improve patient-centered care and reduce healthcare disparities. The trial will test the effectiveness of a novel cultural dexterity curriculum (PACTS) in improving surgical residents’ knowledge, attitudes, and skills in caring for patients of diverse cultural backgrounds.

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