Bias: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You and Your Patients

While currently a part of the national conversation, bias also impacts healthcare in a variety of ways. This activity helps define commonly used terms as they relate to equity in care while encouraging participants to review how implicit and overt biases may be impacting their own ability to practice. Resources for further introspection and education is reviewed. 

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss issues related to equity in healthcare using shared terms and definitions
  • Describe the concept of implicit bias and explain how it can impact the care received by patients
  • Reflect on the concepts presented in the activity and identify areas for further exploration using resources recommended by the instructor

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion CME Series