According to the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), microaggressions are connected to broader conceptualizations of the impact of implicit bias and systems of inequity. Incorporating anti-racist training into medical education that involves intentionally moving beyond people’s comfort zones and acknowledging that discomfort can be a catalyst for growth is critical for moving towards health equity. (https://www.mededportal.org/doi/10.15766/mep_2374-8265.10969)
This series is open to all Rutgers Health faculty and staff.
Join our collaborative educational series to share resources, expertise, and unite on a common mission to mitigate harmful bias and eliminate discrimination to advance equity and diversity. Together, we can unify Rutgers Health to strengthen a sense of community. We aim to raise awareness of microaggressions to foster a safer and more inclusive community. Additionally, providing education and training that addresses health at the intersection of race and ethnicity will amplify and prioritize marginalized individuals who are disproportionately impacted by implicit bias and microaggressions.
Topics include Breaking Barriers: Understanding and Challenging Implicit Bias in Medicine, Unmasking Microaggressions and Fostering an Inclusive Environment, Addressing Structural Racism in Healthcare, and Promoting Equity and Inclusion.
Guest speakers include:
After participating in ECHO, providers will be able to:
Continuing Education Accreditation not available for this series.