Implicit Bias Learning Series

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Uncover how implicit bias is affecting the way you practice.

Implicit biases are the unconscious stereotypes and attitudes that we develop toward certain groups of people. Research suggests that implicit biases contribute to health disparities by affecting patient relationships and care decisions. In this three-part learning series, participants will examine implicit bias in healthcare settings, understand how it contributes to health disparities, and learn practical strategies for mitigating the effects. The series also provides an introduction on how to be an ally and leader in diversity, equity, inclusion, and health equity. 

 

Health Equity in MN: An Overview (Recommended Primer) 

This enduring activity will provide an overview of the state of health equity in Minnesota and review factors that affect healthcare outcomes. It will introduce tools to help our society move towards health equity. 

 

Understanding and Minimizing Implicit Bias in Healthcare (Part I) 

In this webinar, participants will examine implicit bias in healthcare settings, understand how it contributes to health disparities, and learn strategies to address it.  

*Also available live on May 24, 2022 

Recommended Prerequisite: Health Equity in Minnesota: An Overview 

 

Best Practices & Strategies for Mitigating Implicit Bias (Part II) 

We review the concept of implicit bias and how it impacts healthcare in this webinar. This module further explores best practices and practical strategies for addressing and minimizing implicit bias.  

Recommended Prerequisites: Health Equity in Minnesota: An Overview, Understanding and Minimizing Implicit Bias in Healthcare 

 

Leading on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (Part III) 

With an understanding of health disparities and implicit bias, this module presents ways that we can be allies in diversity, equity, inclusion and take a leadership stance on health equity.  

Recommended Prerequisite: Health Equity in Minnesota: An Overview, Understanding and Minimizing Implicit Bias in Healthcare, Best Practices & Strategies for Mitigating Implicit Bias 

 

These resources are made possible by generous support from UCare.