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9/29/2020 - Medical Grand Rounds: Minimizing Bias in Medical Student Evaluation and Recommendation; How to Achieve Educational Equity

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Credit Hours: CME 1.00

Target Audience:

Faculty, residents, fellows, and community physicians in General Internal Medicine and subspecialties.

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify the data defining disparities in medical student evaluation and recommendations
  • Describe strategies that help to minimize bias in medical student evaluation
  • Review recommendations about the language for medical student recommendations

Suggested Additional Reading & Joint Accreditation Statement:

Additional Reading

  1. Hemmer PA, Karani R. Let's Face It: We Are Biased, and It Should Not Be That Way. Journal of general internal medicine. 2019;34(5):649-651.
  2. Klein R, Julian KA, Snyder ED, et al. Gender Bias in Resident Assessment in Graduate Medical Education: Review of the Literature. Journal of general internal medicine. 2019;34(5):712-719.
  3. Osseo-Asare A, Balasuriya L, Huot SJ, et al. Minority Resident Physicians' Views on the Role of Race/Ethnicity in Their Training Experiences in the Workplace. JAMA Netw Open. 2018;1(5):e182723.

Joint Accreditation Statement: This statement supersedes all other accreditation statements on this page.
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

Authors:
Dedeepya Konuthula, MD — PGY 3, Internal Medicine Resident
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Melissa McNeil, MD, MPH — Professor of Medicine, Associate Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine, Chief, Section of Women's Health, Director, Comprehensive Women's Health Program, Program Director, BIRCWH Program, Director, Women's Health Fellowship, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Authors disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above. No other planners, members of the planning committee, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.