University of Michigan
Advancing Health Equity: A Guide to Reducing Bias in Healthcare
University of Michigan

Advancing Health Equity: A Guide to Reducing Bias in Healthcare

Taught in English


Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Ebbin Dotson

Instructor: Ebbin Dotson

Intermediate level
Some related experience required
10 hours to complete
3 weeks at 3 hours a week
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

What you'll learn

  • Recognize the foundational connection between biases and health care management and policy.

  • Challenge your awareness, values, and actions on implicit and unconscious bias.

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There are 4 modules in this course

Community Orientation is the ability to align one’s own and the organization’s priorities with the needs and values of the community, including its cultural and ethnocentric values and to move health forward in line with population-based wellness needs and national health agenda.

What's included

10 videos7 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

Organizational Awareness is ability to understand and learn the formal and informal decision-making structures and power relationships in an organization or industry (e.g., stakeholders, suppliers). This includes the ability to identify who the real decision makers are and the individuals who can influence them, and to predict how new events will affect individuals and groups within the organization.

What's included

6 videos5 readings1 quiz2 discussion prompts

Professionalism is the demonstration of ethics, sound professional practices, social accountability, and community stewardship; the desire to act in a way that is consistent with one’s values and what one says is important.

What's included

8 videos6 readings1 quiz1 app item1 discussion prompt

Accountability is our ability to hold people accountable to standards of performance; Change Leadership is to influence people towards the achievement of a set of goals; and Strategic Orientation is to consider implications of decisions in strategic ways that continually improve organizational long-term success.

What's included

11 videos7 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt


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University of Michigan
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