Implicit Bias for Healthcare Leaders

About the Course
The Implicit Bias leadership course focuses on the changes required to reduce unconscious bias in the workplace. The intended audience is for leaders responsible for implementing programs to reduce implicit or unconscious bias. The course is presented by same team that provided the Implicit Bias Core Course for Healthcare Professionals. This 3-hour self-paced multimedia video course providers managers and leaders with strategies to use with their staff. The course also has a “toolkit” that may be downloaded by the leader to use as a staff guide or workbook. 

Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the learner should be able to: 
  • Analyze disparities in society and in institutions.  
  • Learning to make the invisible visible.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the Cycle of Socialization.
  • Apply strategies to address and mitigate unconscious biases.
  • Analyze key skill sets to combat bias.
  • Apply specific strategies to mitigate bias in the workplace.
About the Authors 
Kimberly Norwood, is the Henry H. Oberschelp Professor of Law at Washington University School of Law.  She completed her undergraduate work at Fordham University and obtained her J.D. from the University of Missouri-Columbia. She worked in litigation at a law firm before joining the faculty. She teaches a wide range of courses, including a course on Implicit Bias. She has lectured all over the world, including in China, Greece, Japan, the Netherlands, Taiwan; and she was among the group of experts advising Starbucks on the company’s bias programming. She is the principal partner in KJN Equity Consultants, LLC.

Dorcas Lind, MPH, is a seasoned healthcare communications professional with more than 25 years of experience managing Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) communications, pharmaceutical and NIH clinical trial recruitment and retention, and health and hospital systems seeking to elevate their DE&I organizational action and impact. Dorcas is a national speaker on DE&I training around disrupting bias and is a proud alumna of  UC Berkeley School of Public Health, where she earned her MPH in behavioral science and health education, and Brown University where she earned a BA in health and society.

Monica Black Robinson, holds the role in human resources as a career development professional at Washington University. She conducts training for faculty and staff and provides resources and tools to facilitate career growth and respectful environments that support multicultural understanding and engagement across academic institutions and the community-at-large. Monica’s credentials include a BS in Organizational Management from Nyack University in New York and an MA in Nonprofit Management and Human Resources from Washington University in St. Louis.

Resolution of Conflict of Interest

Colibri Healthcare, LLC implemented mechanisms prior to the planning and implementation of the continuing education activity, to identify and resolve conflicts of interest for all individuals in a position to control content of the course activity.

Sponsorship/Commercial Support and Non-Endorsement
It is the policy of Colibri Healthcare, LLC not to accept commercial support. Furthermore, commercial interests are prohibited from distributing or providing access to this activity to learners.

The information provided in this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.
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Course ID: 61076