​More in this series:


What Is Bias, and What Can Medical Professionals Do to Address It?

How Does Implicit Bias Affect Health Care?

What Are the Harms of Not Addressing Bias in Health Care?

What Are the Harms of Not Addressing Bias in Health Care?

Anurag Gupta, MPhil, JD, founder and CEO of Be More America

 

Learning Objectives: At the end of this activity, you will be able to:
  • Discuss the impact of implicit bias on health care.

Description: Implicit bias is an unconscious pattern of thought that disadvantages certain groups of people based on negative stereotypes. It can harm patients in the course of health care delivery, and it harms the health care industry.

In this video, Anurag Gupta, founder and CEO of Be More America, discusses the impact of implicit bias on the health care workforce.

Discussion Questions:

  1. In your own words, explain the impact of implicit bias on people of color and other marginalized groups.
  2. In your own words, explain how implicit bias negatively impacts people who harbor implicit biases about others.
  3. How do you think addressing implicit bias can “unleash human potential”? Can you think of an example?
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