Date & Time
Wednesday, October 4, 2023, 8:45 AM - 9:45 AM
468 Unconscious Bias Countermeasures in Health Care*

Unconscious (implicit) bias is a social attitude or stereotype about certain groups of people that individuals form subconsciously and usually operate contrary to conscious beliefs. Unconscious bias can adversely impact progress involving health care equity; influence service type, location, and if or how service is delivered; and may erode or destroy patient-provider trust. This session explores possible solutions to negative health care impacts of unconscious bias on incarcerated people.

Educational Objectives
  • Define diversity, equity, inclusion, health equity, unconscious bias, tokenism, and workplace culture
  • Identify how unconscious bias affects health care delivery in corrections
  • Discuss countermeasures to unconscious bias to help ensure health care equity of incarcerated persons

Level: Intermediate