Implicit Bias

IL State Mandate

The IDFPR now requires all physicians and other health care providers to complete one hour of implicit bias awareness training as part of required continuing medical education.  This class will be required for the 2023 physician license renewal and for each renewal thereafter

This one-hour requirement on recognizing implicit bias in health care applies to all licensed healthcare professionals. Learn more under Sec. 2105-15.7 here.

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IAFP Education

Implicit Bias Training
​Webinar - June 28, 2023 @ 7pm CT
Presented by Dr. Andrea Haynes M.D. ​ & Dr. Ronald Rembert Jr. M.D, F.A.A.F.P

Learning Objectives:

  • To understand the difference between explicit and implicit bias​
  • To look at the causes of implicit bias including how they form and operate​.
  • To understand the effects of implicit bias and the harm it causes​
  • To develop and implement strategies to recognize, interpret, and mitigate implicit bias

Free Online - on YouTube

AAFP Prescribed Credit - The AAFP has reviewed Implicit Bias Training and deemed it acceptable for up to 1.00 Enduring Materials, Self-Study AAFP Prescribed credits. Term of Approval is from 07/17/2023 to 07/16/2024. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit - The IAFP is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. AMA PRA Category 1 - The Illinois Academy of Family Physicians designates this live activity for a maximum of 15 AMA PRA Category 1 credit™.

Support for this webinar was made possible by a grant from the DuPage County Health Department

Health (Equity) in All Policies
Online - OnDemand

Presented by Javette Orgain, MD, MPH, FAAFP

Learning Objectives:
1. Describe medical research with a historical lens in order to champion human rights and to ensure informed consent.
2. Recruit individuals to obtain an increased involvement in medical research from the broader community.
3 . Explain Health in All Policies and apply these policies to address health equity.

This education will fulfil the IL State Mandated CME requirement for Implicit Bias training.

This webinar will be recorded and will be available to view online, on-demand, on the IAFP Education Library


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