“Implicit Bias in Primary and Ambulatory Care”

Members of the Case Western Reserve University community are invited to hear from Josephine Ridley of the VA Northeast Ohio Healthcare System during a talk titled “Implicit Bias in Primary and Ambulatory Care.”

Ridley’s presentation will be held Thursday, Jan. 23, from noon to 1 p.m. in Samson Pavilion, Room 153B.

Attendees will: 

  • Learn about the relationship between implicit bias, social determinants of health and health disparities; 
  • See how implicit bias impacts health outcomes in the primary/ambulatory care setting; 
  • Learn how implicit bias influences teamwork and collaboration; and 
  • Learn how to decrease the effect of personal implicit biases.

All disciplines are welcome to attend the event. One CME credit is available for providers and nurses. 

Those who cannot attend the event in person and prefer to view the session from their personal computer can email rlm181@case.edu.

The Cleveland SCAN-ECHO– VA Northeast Ohio Healthcare System will present the event.

The Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing and the School of Medicine at Case Western Reserve will sponsor the event.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $2,187,305.00 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement by, HRSA, HHS, or the US Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.