January 27, 2023

The Impact of Unconscious Bias in Healthcare: How to Recognize It and Mitigate It – 01/27/2023

J Infectious Disease


There is a glossary of terms which is super important.  I especially like the definition of cultural humility, something that we all should strive for.  It’s defined as the “ongoing self-reflection: a lifelong commitment to continuously evaluate one’s own behaviors, beliefs, and identities and determine how potential biases and assumptions may surface when collaborating with an individual of a different background.”  Also hugely vital: “ A strategy to counter unconscious bias requires an intentional multidimensional approach and usually operates in tandem with strategies to increase diversity, inclusion, and equity.”