EM2304G "Bias and Equity Teaching Rounds" (IM GR-041423)

Purpose and Overview

1) To review instances of bias that occur at academic medical centers that may impact patient care, 2) to discuss evidence based interventions to minimize the impact of bias, and 3) to engage the audience using an audience response system. A case-based approach will be used, with audience responses gauged with interactive polls and Q and A.

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:

  • Define and describe an example of "priming" in clinical medicine.
  • List at least 2 American Medical Assocation-endorsed recommendations for dealing with instances of patient bias towards the physician/provider.
  • List at least 2 strategies for dealing with microaggressions.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA
  • 1.00 Ethics
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Course expires: 

Photo: First Last, M.D.the Racial Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (REDI) Committee

Quinn Capers IV, M.D.
Professor of Internal Medicine
Division of Cardiology

Zahid Ahmad, M.D.
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Division of Endocrinology

Vicente Morales Oyarvide, M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Instructor of Internal Medicine
Chief Medical Resident

Shweta Chowdhury, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
Division of Hospital Medicine


Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA
  • 1.00 Ethics


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