EM2110F "Case Studies in Bias in Medicine: Audience Participation Required" (IM GR-100821)

Presented by the Internal Medicine Racial Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee, will review and discuss cases of bias and racism, poll the audience with interactive questions, and lead discussions of best-practices to mitigate the impact of biases and inequities in medicine.

Target Audience

UT Southwestern faculty, fellows, residents and medical students, community physicians, nurse clinicians, physician assistants and nurses.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Identify and analyze bias and its effects in clinical scenarios
  • Use evidence-based techniques to recognize and mitigate personally held biases
  • Discuss best-practices to reduce the impact of biases and inequities on patients and in medicine
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA
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Quinn Capers, IV, M.D., FACC, FSCAI
Rody P. Cox Professor of Internal Medicine
Division of Cardiology
Vice Chair, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Associate Dean of Faculty Diversity

Namirah Jamshed, M.D.
Associate Professor, Departments of Internal Medicine and Family & Community Medicine
Division of Geriatric Medicine
Associate Program Director, Geriatric Fellowship Program

Carolee Estelle, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases & Geographic Medicine
Associate Medical Director of Infection Prevention, Parkland

Thomas Shoultz, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Burn, Trauma, Acute & Critical Care Surgery (BTACCS)

Ana Islam, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Endocrine Surgery

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA


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