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Faculty Development Event

Implicit Bias: Understanding the Impact of Our Unconscious

Date: Friday, January 25, 2019

Time: 9:00 AM To 11:00 AM

Location: Lefrak Auditorium Resnick Campus-Price Center/Block Research Pavilion

Event Description:
Implicit bias refers to the attitudes or stereotypes that are outside of our awareness and yet, impact our understanding, our actions and our decisions. The impact of implicit bias has been noted in almost every field, and healthcare is no exception. By the end of the session, participants will be able to: - Understand the origins of implicit bias and recognize physicians' susceptibility to its influence. - Illustrate the impact of implicit bias in healthcare as it relates to education, research, and clinical decision making. - Describe the influence of implicit bias in the recruitment process. - Review strategies to mitigate bias as an institutional and individual level.

Target Audience:
All Faculty

Rhonda G. Acholonu, M.D., FAAP

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