Buffalo Regional Workshop on Mitigating Unconscious Bias in Healthcare: A Workshop for Clinical Providers
Date: October 1, 2019
Location: Millennium Buffalo, 2040 Walden Ave, Buffalo, NY.
The New York State Family Planning Training Center hosted four regional, in-person workshops on Mitigating Unconscious Bias in Healthcare for staff who provide clinical services at Family Planning Program (FPP) provider organizations. Participants in the workshop strengthened their capacity and skills talking about race, mitigating bias, and implementing strategies that advance health equity.
Workshops were facilitated by Dr. Uché Blackstock, MD, CEO/Founder of Advancing Health Equity, LLC. The objectives for participants were to be able to:
- Describe the impact of structural racism on reproductive health outcomes, historically and in the present-day.
- Identify how unconscious bias, a type of oppression, influences communication and clinical decision-making with clients.
- Use practical strategies to mitigate the detrimental effects of unconscious bias in their interactions with clients.
On May 19th & 20th, 2020 the NYS Department of Health BWIAH Provider Meeting will take place at The Desmond Hotel, located at 660 Albany Shaker Road in Albany.
In this webinar, we present findings from a study by ACT for Youth –working with providers from across DOH initiatives–asked adolescents, young adults, and health care professionals, on where New York State’s adolescents and young adults getting their sexual and reproductive health care.
The New York State Family Planning Training Center is hosting regional, in-person workshops for staff who provide clinical services at Family Planning Program (FPP) provider organizations. Participants in the workshop will strengthen and advance their capacity and skills talking about race, mitigating bias, and implementing strategies that advance health equity.