Career Development Toolbox
Unconscious Bias: How Does it Affect Your Work and Life?
Instructor: Bernard L Lopez, MD
Time: 4:00pm – 5:30pm
Location: 211 Hamilton
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This 90-minute session will introduce faculty members to unconscious bias in the workplace and in life. Time will be spent understanding the neuroanatomic basis of unconscious bias. Participants will them have the chance to discuss steps they may take to lessen its effects on their daily interactions.
Upon completion of this session participants will:
1) Describe the literature on unconscious bias as it relates to hiring and promotion
2) Determine their own biases and explore how these biases might impact their work
3) Recommend changes to behavior that minimize that impact of bias in their work and workplace