The mission of the Center for Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (CEDI) is to build individual and institutional capacity to achieve excellence, foster innovation, and further health equity in our state and region by advancing diversity and inclusiveness throughout the School of Medicine’s teaching, patient care and research programs. CEDI’s programs and collaborations are aligned to further its goal of promoting diversity and inclusiveness throughout the School of Medicine including the WWAMI region.
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Town Hall: What is UWSOM doing about racism in medical education?
The UWSOM Anti-Racism Action Committee (ARAC) committee was created in response to a student led call-to-action held in May 2016. The ARAC committee, composed of students, faculty and staff, was formed with a charge from Dr. Paul Ramsey in August of 2016 to address four areas raised by the students: Acknowledgement of institutional racism at […]
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Implicit Bias in the Clinical Setting and Learning Environment
Understanding implicit attitudes and how they influence behavior is important for healthcare professionals working with students. The UWSOM has developed a training module that discusses what implicit attitudes (biases) are, how they can influence teaching in clinical settings and what instructors can do to mitigate negative interactions related to implicit biases. The module takes about […]
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