A ‘scary man,’ or someone like your uncle? Mass. requires doctors to undergo implicit bias training in an effort to address health care inequities.

Anke Neustadt

Starting June 1, the Board of Registration in Medicine, which licenses doctors in Massachusetts, is requiring all doctors to take two hours of instruction in implicit bias — mistaken beliefs and prejudices that people hold without realizing it. The training will focus on attitudes toward gender, race, ethnicity, and culture. […]