Implicit Bias Implications for Physicians and Healthcare Professionals

Learning Objectives

Completion of this course will better enable the course participant to:

  • Know how the history of race in America informs the development of racial implicit bias.
  • Explain the definition of implicit bias and how it differs from explicit bias.
  • Describe factors that contribute to the development of implicit bias.
  • Describe research related to the impact of implicit bias on the clinical encounter and patient referrals.
  • Describe the relationship between racial implicit bias and healthcare disparities.
  • Describe strategies to mitigate the impact of implicit bias in decision making.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Course opens: 
Course expires: 

InforMed is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Designation Statement

InforMed designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Maintenance of Certification (MOC) information can be viewed here: MOC Recognition Page

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit


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