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Unconscious Bias Training

Unconscious Bias training offers greater awareness to the phenomenon of hidden bias that emerges from individual-lived experiences, particularly in the moment of decision-making.

The University of Kansas Medical Center seeks to build and support a diverse, inclusive and interprofessional environment that optimizes its ability to meet its missions. These missions are to educate the next generation of health care providers and leaders, conduct research that improves health and health care delivery, and provide high-quality, patient-centered health care to the citizens of Kansas and the region.

KU Medical Center offers Unconscious Bias (UB) training as one strategy to advance our goals of building a diverse and inclusive institution. UB is the phenomenon of hidden bias that emerges from individual lived experiences, particularly in the moment of decision-making. UB plays can impact the workplace, educational institutions and the healthcare setting through organizational culture, individual decision-making and policies such as admissions decisions, performance management, and quality care.

Learning about UB and how to mitigate bias can help us make more purposeful decisions for the university.

Upcoming Unconscious Bias Training Dates

Request Training for Your Team

Training for your department or team also is available by request. The training is 2-hours, in-person. Members of the KU Medical Center community can visit myKUMC and fill out the request form (log-in required)

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

University of Kansas Medical Center
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Mailstop 2015
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160
Phone: 913-588-3319
Fax: 913-588-1412