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April 17, 2015

Organizational Diversity Climate, Stigma and the Well-being of Employees and Patients

By Sumedha Penheiter sumedhapenheiter

Health disparities researcher Sean Phelan, Ph.D., recently spoke about organizational diversity climate and stigma in a Grand Rounds presentation hosted by the Center for Clinical and Translational Science at Mayo Clinic.

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Tags: health disparities, implicit bias, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota news, news, obesity bias, Sean Phelan Ph.D., stigma, unconscious bias


April 2, 2015

Health Disparities Researchers Target Unconscious Bias in Health Care

By Sumedha Penheiter sumedhapenheiter

Unconscious bias, also called implicit bias, affects health care providers every day, especially when they are stressed or tired. Swift and automatic, it can reduce quality of care and even lead to medical errors. Michelle van Ryn, Ph.D., HSR – Health Care Policy and Research, is Principal Investigator of Mayo’s Research Group on Equity and […]

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Tags: health disparities research, implicit bias, Mayo Clinic, Michelle van Ryn Ph.D., Minnesota news, news, Office of Health Disparities Research, unconscious bias


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