The College of Medicine - Tucson Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion will host "Confronting Bias," an open forum training on Dec. 11, from 9 -11 a.m.
This session offers an in-depth discussion on confronting bias and being an ally. It covers the psychological and sociological implications of not confronting bias and provides a scenario for participants to examine how they would react if presented with the opportunity to be an ally. By the end of the training, participants will be equipped with tools to become better allies. Ideal for all students, residents/fellows, faculty and staff.
About the training
The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion has embarked on an institution-wide diversity, equity and inclusion training initiative. Every College of Medicine - Tucson constituent is expected to earn 6 hours per year from events hosted by the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. The open forum concept allows constituents to register for events to acquire hours that fit their specific interests and needs.
UArizona College of Medicine - Tucson is committed to creating an environment of inclusive excellence. One major step in achieving this goal is improving our learning environment to recruit, develop, and retain a diverse and inclusive pool of faculty, fellows, residents, students and staff. The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion sponsors and advocates for policies, procedures, services and training to ensure diversity and inclusion are fully incorporated and valued in College of Medicine - Tucson. Through strategic partnerships throughout the University of Arizona, UArizona Health Sciences and College of Medicine - Tucson, the office provides a variety of development and support opportunities and programs.
A full list of open forum trainings with registration links and descriptions is available on our website (below).