L.A. Care recognizes that unconscious bias influences how healthcare is delivered and can negatively impact health outcomes. Here are resources to help you deliver more equitable patient-center care.
Unconscious Bias in Medicine
The free one-hour online CME course is offered by the Stanford University School of Medicine.
Implicit Bias within Medicine
The video is offered courtesy of UCLA Health. Professor Jerry Kang discusses the existence of unconscious biases and its harmful effect on healthcare systems.
How to Reduce Implicit Bias
The article by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement discusses the strategies to reduce implicit bias.
The Science of Equality, Vol. 1:Addressing Implicit Bias, Racial Anxiety, and Stereotype Threat in Education and Healthcare
The in-depth report by Godsil, R. D.,Tropp, Linda R., Goff, Phillip A., and Powell, John A. It discusses research on implicit bias, racial anxiety, and stereotype threat, and the interventions that help to reduce them.
Implicit Association Test
The IAT is offered by Project Implicit. It measures the strength of subconscious associations between concepts and evaluations or stereotypes.