Race, Implicit Bias, and Social Determinants: How Do They Impact Children’s Health and What Can We Do About It?
Tuesday, February 23 at 12:00pm
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We all hold unconscious beliefs or implicit biases about various social identities. As we collectively work to improve race relations, address injustices, and equip ourselves to move closer toward an anti-racist society, implicit bias trainings are tools that will empower us with the necessary skills, education, knowledge, and ability to contribute to understanding one another.
- Recognize race and social determinants as independent factors in health equity.
- List some barriers to health equity, including how racism and social determinants affect health.
- Discuss how implicit bias and stereotyping on the part of providers impacts racial disparities in health care, especially for children.
- Recognize how education on issues of race, racism, and whiteness can help provide a critical race lens for providers.
- Move towards health equity and improve our self-efficacy in treating our patients of color and children from marginalized communities.