Continuing Medical Education on Implicit Bias in Healthcare

Resources available to satisfy the Implicit Bias CME requirement for licensure

Pursuant to Policy 2021-04, the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine requires that all applicants for initial physician licensure and licensees renewing physician licensure complete a one-time continuing medical education requirement of 2.00 credits on the topic of implicit bias in healthcare. Please see below a list of available courses, which will be updated when additional courses are made available.

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Free Courses

What’s Important: A Patient-Centered Approach to Contraceptive Counseling

Sponsors:  The PICCK Program at Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine

This is an online interactive course which is worth a total of 4.5 credits; if you take the entire course, you may attribute 2.0 credits towards Implicit Bias Training (this completes the IB requirement) and 2.5 credits towards the general CME requirement. 

https://cme.bu.edu/PICCK_A%20Patient-Centered%20Approach%20to%20Contraceptive%20Counseling_2023#group-tabs-node-course-default1

Unconscious Bias in Medicine

Sponsor: Stanford University School of Medicine       Credit hours: 1 hour

https://stanford.cloud-cme.com/course/courseoverview?P=8&EID=20775

Reflecting on Health Disparities and Moving Towards Anti-Racism in Medicine

Sponsor:      Massachusetts Medical Society               Credit hours: 1 hour

https://www.massmed.org/Continuing-Education-and-Events/Online-CME/Courses/Reflecting-on-Health-Disparities/Reflecting-on-Health-Disparities-and-Moving-Towards-Antiracism-in-Medicine/

Courses with Fees

Awareness To Action: Dismantling Bias in Maternal and Infant Healthcare™.

Sponsor: March of Dimes                               Credit hours: 2 hours           Course Fee: $50, self-paced e-learning

To purchase, please contact profed@marchofdimes.org

https://www.marchofdimes.org/professionals/professional-education.aspx

From Bias to Belonging: Implicit Bias in Health Care

Sponsor: Korsi Consulting                               Credit hours: 2 hours          Course Fee: $200

https://www.korsiconsulting.com/services/cme-courses

Recognizing and Responding to Implicit Bias

Sponsor:  Quality Interactions                        Credit hours: 1 hour            Course Fee:  $55

https://www.qualityinteractions.com

Facing Change: Racial Equity in the Healthcare Workplace

Sponsor: Will Interactive                                  Credit hours: 2 hours         Course Fee: $38

https://www.willinteractive.com

Racial Differences in Prostate Cancer Outcomes: Promoting Equality by Improving Access to Care.  

Sponsor: Massachusetts Medical Society     Credit hours: 0.75 hours      Course Fee: $15 for MMS Members; $33.75 for non-members. 

https://www.massmed.org/Continuing-Education-and-Events/Online-CME/Courses/Racial-Differences/Racial-Differences-in-Prostate-Cancer-Outcomes--Promoting-equity-by-improving-access-to-care/

Focus on DHE&I: Diversity, Health Equity and Inclusion – Best Practices Webinar Series.

Sponsors: Massachusetts Medical Society and Massachusetts Health and Hospital Association.

This is a group of 4 webinars that may be taken individually or together.  Credit hours: 0.75 hours for each webinar  

The course fee for each webinar is $15 for an MMS member and $33.75 for a non-member.

https://www.massmed.org/Continuing-Education-and-Events/Online-CME/Courses/DHEI/Focus-on-DHE-I--Diversity,-Health-Equity,-and-Inclusion-Best-Practices-Webinar-Series/

  • Webinar 1: Creating a Culture of Inclusion and Belonging.
  • Webinar 2: Leadership and Accountability.
  • Webinar 3: Pipeline Advancement Program.
  • Webinar 4: Moving Data into Action.
Date published: June 17, 2024
Last updated: June 17, 2024

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