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A New Hope: Preventing Bias in Personal, Professional and Patient Encounters
Kenyon Railey, M.D., presents this topic in the Enrichment Lecture Series hosted by the Center for Translational Research at Children's National Hospital.
- Define culture, cultural competency/humility, structural competency and critical consciousness and discuss how these are relevant within academic medicine environments.
- Review the relationships between cultural attitudes, bias and stereotypes while examining how these impact personal and professional encounters.
- Recognize how bias could potentially contribute to health disparities and develop personal strategies to achieve cultural humility in human interactions while improving the perceived quality of care.
- Explore tools to perform self-reflection and ultimately combat bias.
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