Needs Statement

It is essential that providers know how personal and institutional implicit bias impacts them, their patients, their learners and their team. Tools to identify personal bias and strategies for advocacy will empower faculty to be agents for change.

Target Audience 

PEM faculty and advanced practice providers

Educational Methods

Lecture, Case Study, Panel Discussion, Small Group Breakout Session,  Role Play


At the conclusion of the sessions, the participants should be able to:

  • List a specific example of a disparity that could result for each of the following groups because of implicit bias:

         a. Patient

         b. Medical student

         c. Nurse
  • Create a personal strategy for recognizing your implicit bias
  • Describe a departmental strategy that could reduce implicit bias through advocacy


Evaluation by questionnaire will address program content, presentation, and possible bias.

Accreditation/Credit Designation

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

Baylor College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Activity Director

Susan B. Torrey, M.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Baylor College of Medicine

Session date: 
Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - 9:00am to 11:10am
Houston, TX
United States
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    • 2.00 Ethics
  • 2.00 Attendance

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