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Implicit Bias Training: Monday Night Medicine and Wednesday Night Medicine

Implicit Bias Training: Monday Night Medicine and Wednesday Night Medicine

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Monday Night Medicine*

On October 3 and November 7, 2022, from 6:30 – 8:00 pm, Nneka Sederstrom, PhD, MPH, MA, FCCP, FCCM, will provide implicit bias training.  The first session will provide a brief history of racism and set the foundation of health disparities and the second session addresses biases and understanding how “you bring you” into the room with patients, along with some techniques on how to upfront those biases and begin trust building.  Each session is approved for 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

Doctor Sederstrom is the Chief Health Equity Officer for Hennepin Healthcare.  Prior to joining Hennepin, she was Director of the Clinical Ethics Department at Children’s Minnesota.  Additionally, she was Director of the Center for Ethics at MedStar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC, where she also led the Spiritual Care Department and was the creator and Executive Director of the Journal of Hospital Ethics.  She is a recognized national speaker on many topics including racism, racial disparities, bias, crisis standards of care and treatment, end-of-life care, and many aspects of diversity and ethics. 

Wednesday Night Medicine**

New this fall, the Wednesday Night Medicine program will cover implicit bias training, fulfilling the new licensure requirement.  On September 28, October 26, and November 30, 6:00 – 8:00 pm, Alyssa Hadley Dunn, PhD, will provide a dynamic and interactive presentation.  Each session is approved for 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Doctor Alyssa 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, Doctor Dunn now focuses her teaching, research, and service on urban education for social and racial justice. She has written two award-winning books and dozens of journal articles and her third book is “Teaching on Days After: Educating for Equity in the Wake of Injustice”. A committed public scholar, she has been a contributor to the Huffington Post and National Public Radio. Among other awards, most recently, Doctor Dunn is the winner of the Critical Educators for Social Justice Revolutionary Mentor Award from the American Educational Research Association and Michigan State University’s Teacher-Scholar of the Year Award.

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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 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

**AMA Credit Designation Statement: The MSMS designates this live activity 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.