Doctors need bias training August 10, 2023

Dr. Jeff Ritterman, San Francisco Bay PSR Board Member | San Francisco Chronicle

Implicit bias may play a role in death during pregnancy; Black women die at a rate of 3 to 4 times greater than white women. Black patients with heart disease are not referred as often as white patients for advanced cardiovascular procedures. If physicians received implicit bias training, could we improve these deplorable outcomes?

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