10/18 Introduction to Unconscious Bias in Academic Medicine

Introduction to Unconscious Bias in Academic Medicine

Audience: Incoming SMPH graduate, post-doc and professional graduate students

Thursday, 10/18/18, 7:30-8:30 a.m. or
Thursday, 11/29/18, 12:00-1:00 p.m.

This 1 hour course is an introduction to the concept of unconscious bias that combines fundamental psychological approaches with classical diversity approaches.
Core Objectives for Participants

  • Examine your own background and identities in order to interact more authentically with colleagues, patients and the community.
  • Explore how the brain functions so that you can recognize unconscious bias as a natural function of the human mind.
  • Expose patterns of unconscious bias in order to navigate impact on decision-making processes.
  • Identify organizational leverage points in order to mitigate the impact of unconscious bias in interactions, processes and structures.
  • Get an introduction to strategies and tools to create transformational systematic change

Session Led By Brian E. Gittens, EdD, SPHR, SHRM-SCP Associate Dean
Human Resources, Equity and Inclusion
Register here: https://goo.gl/forms/jWeCjiABMxZgawT22 

Choose one session from two date options.
Questions: Contact Lisa Tiedemann, latiedemann@wisc.edu

Office of Human Resources, Inclusion and Equity