You are invited to a thought-provoking event sponsored by UCHealth and the Center for Women’s Health Research. This program is held in collaboration with the University of Colorado Denver, the Center for Bioethics and Humanities at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, and the National Behavioral Health Innovation Center.

Learning Objectives:
1 To define implicit bias.
2. To explain why implicit bias matters in health care and to mental health and women’s health in particular.
3. To describe strategies and techniques for mitigating implicit bias.

Who: Anyone interested in the topic
When: Thursday, October 26, 2017
Where: UCHealth–University of Colorado Hospital
Bruce Schroffel Conference Auditorium
Anschutz In-Patient Pavilion 2
12605 East 16th Ave
Aurora, Colorado 80045
Cost: $10 per person (includes light dinner)

Parking: Free valet parking will be available – instructions to follow

RSVP: Please register by October 19, 2017


5:15 p.m. Check-in and light dinner

6:00 p.m. Welcome and introductions

6:05 p.m. Defining and Demystifying Implicit Bias
– Brenda J. Allen, PhD

6:35 p.m. Derailed: A Hard Call® Story Exploring Mental Illness and Stigma
– Matt Wynia, MD

7:05 p.m. Can Technology help us Address Implicit Bias? Virtual Reality as a Tool for Building Empathy and Understanding
– Matt Vogl, MPH

7:35 p.m. Question and Answer session

8:00 p.m. Adjourn
For more information, call Chiara Del Monaco at 720-848-4023.

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