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Implicit Bias Training in January 2023

Thursday, January 5, 2023

Monday Night Medicine - Implicit Bias Training*

Two January sessions of Monday Night Medicine will cover implicit bias training. On January 23 and January 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 meets Michigan’s LARA requirements and is approved for 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Doctor Hadley 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, Dr. 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.  

The live session is 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. Doctor Rowe Gorosh and her team 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 initial offering of the year for this series.  

January 18, 2023, from 12:00 – 1:00 pm EST: 
For more information and to register>>


Statement of Accreditation: The Michigan State Medical Society (MSMS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

*AMA Credit Designation Statement: The MSMS designates this live activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

**AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The MSMS designates this other activity (Two Part Activity, Part 1 Enduring Material and Part 2 Live) for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses: The ACCME is approved by the Board of Nursing as an acceptable provider of continuing education for license renewal or relicensure.