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What is bias?

What is Bias?

Learn more about:

  • Conscious vs. unconscious bias
  • The scope of bias
  • The ways that our biases influence the way the way we work with others. 


Unconscious Bias in Interviewing

Research on Unconscious Bias

  • View statistics and research on unconscious bias in our everyday lives
  • Given what you've read, try out a bias exercise!


Unconscious bias in hiring

Unconscious Bias in Interviewing and Letters of Recommendation

  • Reflect on quantitative findings and qualitative reflections of unconscious bias in the workplace
  • Read about occurrences of bias in the workplace, particularly interviewing and letters of recommendation 

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Reading Resources

  • Read articles and studies about how implicit bias affects doctors and patients in the medical community
  • Take the renowned Implicit Association Test (IAT) here 
  • Watch a Facebook seminar on how to manage implicit bias!
  • Click here to find training and leadership resources offered by the AAMC.