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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?

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

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

 

Learning Objectives: At the end of this activity, you will be able to:
  • Define implicit bias.
  • List three strategies to reduce implicit bias.

Description: Anurag Gupta, founder and CEO of Be More America, offers training to health care providers on how to overcome implicit bias. In this video, Gupta defines implicit bias and offers some practical suggestions on how to understand and reduce one’s own implicit biases.

Discussion Questions:

  1. Define implicit bias in your own words.
  2. In your own society, which groups do you think are most affected by implicit bias?
  3. Have you ever taken an implicit bias test? What did you learn?
  4. When you take an inventory of your close friends and family, what racial and ethnic backgrounds are most common? Is there diversity in race, sexual orientation, gender, etc.? What are some areas for improvement?
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