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Unconscious Bias in Medicine

This CME activity provides education on unconscious bias in the academic medicine workplace.

Unconscious Bias in Medicine

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Starts Jul 23
Estimated 1 weeks
1–2 hours per week
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About this course

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Overview

Internet Enduring Material Sponsored by the Stanford University School of Medicine. Presented by the Office of Faculty Development and Diversity at Stanford University School of Medicine. This CME activity provides education on unconscious bias in the academic medicine workplace.

  • Existing research on unconscious bias will provide a science-based view of this seemingly non-science topic.
  • Case studies with examples of unconscious bias, self-assessment opportunities, and exploring bias busting strategies will enable learners to understand how to bring the content into their own unique environments.

Intended Audience

This course is designed to meet the educational needs of physicians from all specialties as well as other Health Care Professionals.

Accreditation

In support of improving patient care, Stanford Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation
American Medical Association (AMA)

The Stanford University School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

If you would like to earn CME credit from Stanford University School of Medicine for participating in this course, please review the information here prior to beginning the activity.

Additional Instructors

Fernando Mendoza, MD
Yasodha Natkunam, MD, PhD
Abraham Verghese, MD, MACP

At a glance

  • Language: English
  • Video Transcript: English

What you'll learn

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  • Describe the effects of unconscious bias in everyday interactions with patients, students, colleagues, and team members.
  • Apply specific “bias-busting” techniques that can be used in the medical and academic environment.
  • Identify where personal unconscious biases may reside across gender, race/ethnicity, and/or cultural attributes in the workplace.
  • Develop strategies to correct personal unconscious biases in daily interactions.

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