Remaining Opportunities for Implicit Bias Training in 2022

Wednesday Night Medicine – Implicit Bias Training*

The final Wednesday Night Medicine program of 2022 will cover implicit bias training. On November 30, 6:00 – 8:00 pm, Alyssa Hadley Dunn, Ph.D., will provide a dynamic and interactive presentation. This session offers participants a general introduction to key concepts of equity in healthcare, including implicit bias and intercultural communication. This session is meets Michigan’s LARA requirements and is approved for 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Doctor Dunn is an Associate Professor of Teacher Education at Michigan State University. She has been at MSU for eight years and, before that, was an assistant professor of urban education at Georgia State University. A former high school teacher, Doctor Dunn now focuses her teaching, research, and service on education for social and racial justice. She has written two award-winning books and dozens of journal articles and her third book was recently published in 2021: Teaching on Days After: Educating for Equity in the Wake of Injustice (Teachers College Press, December 2021). A committed public scholar, she has been a contributor to the Huffington Post and National Public Radio. She is also a diversity trainer and facilitator for healthcare professionals around the U.S.

Reducing Unconscious Bias – an Imperative (RUBI): Foundation and Impacts on Patient Care**

In collaboration with the Henry Ford Health System, the MSMS Foundation created a two-part series, titled, “Reducing Unconscious Bias – an Imperative (RUBI): Foundation and Impacts on Patient Care.” This series consists of a one-hour on-demand video followed by a one-hour live webinar.  

Led by Marla Rowe Gorosh, MD, FACH, Senior Staff Physician and member of the Board of Governors of the Henry Ford Medical Group at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, and her team, they will cover objectives to meet Michigan’s LARA requirements.  Learning objectives covered include:

  1. Discuss and identify underlying causes of health disparities.
  2. Describe implicit bias and some of its different types.
  3. Identify how implicit bias impacts healthcare system, providers, and patients.
  4. Utilize individual strategies to mitigate (reduce) implicit bias.
  5. Analyze a case study for impact of implicit bias on patient outcomes.

Register today for the final offerings of the year for this series.  Registrants may choose from one of two dates below for the “Part 2” session for the one-hour live webinar. 

November 16, 2022, from 12:00 – 1:00 pm EST
November 30, 2022, from 12:00 – 1:00 pm EST