The Color of Medicine: When Implicit Bias is Built Into Diagnostic Tools
1. Explain how medicine has been used as a tool to perpetuate racism, discrimination and oppression on marginalized communities
2. Demonstrate examples in medicine where bias is embedded into risk and assessment algorithms resulting in racially biased treatment regardless of one’s own existing implicit bias
3. Provide knowledge and skills to recognize and address biases within diagnostics tools in healthcare
4. Equip healthcare teams with the appropriate knowledge and background that will allow them to build strategies into their existing protocols so as to prevent patient harm
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