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Virtual Grand Rounds: Beyond Implicit Bias: Providing Care within an Inequitable System

Silver Hill Hospital
There is no dispute that racial and ethnic disparities in mental health care exist. This presentation by Patricia Harrison-Monroe, PhD will provide a review of historical factors that continue to influence the disparate care provided to ethnic and racialized minority groups within the United States. Barriers to equitable treatment will be discussed with specific focus on the role of providers in mediating existing bias.

Educational Objectives

As a result of participating in this activity, learners should be able to:

1. Define implicit bias and give one example of how it may manifest in clinical practice
2. Describe at least 2 ways in which systemic and/or provider bias contribute to inequities in the mental healthcare of minority-status individuals
3. Identify one action you can take to address care disparities in your clinical, administrative, or educational roles