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.

Unconscious Bias in Medicine

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

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

Sponsor:      Massachusetts Medical Society               Credit hours: 1 hour

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

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From Bias to Belonging: Implicit Bias in Health Care

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

Recognizing and Responding to Implicit Bias

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

Facing Change: Racial Equity in the Healthcare Workplace

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

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.

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.,-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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