Corpus ID: 4876540

Unconscious (implicit) bias and health disparities: where do we go from here?

  title={Unconscious (implicit) bias and health disparities: where do we go from here?},
  author={I. V. Blair and J. Steiner and E. Havranek},
  journal={The Permanente journal},
  volume={15 2},
  • I. V. Blair, J. Steiner, E. Havranek
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • The Permanente journal
  • Disparities in health care are of great concern, with much attention focused on the potential for unconscious (implicit) bias to play a role in this problem. Some initial studies have been conducted, but the empirical research has lagged. This article provides a research roadmap that spans investigations of the presence of implicit bias in health care settings, identification of mechanisms through which implicit bias operates, and interventions that may prevent or ameliorate its effects. The… CONTINUE READING

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