Overcoming Implicit Bias In Healthcare

2018 ⸱ 

Alexis McGill Johnson


Data show that bias can cause disparities in diagnosis, treatment and health outcomes and choices made at end of life. Alexis McGill Johnson, Founder of the Perception Institute, and now President of Planned Parenthood, shares how strategies informed by neuroscience can help individuals and institutions recognize and release implicit and explicit bias.

About the speaker(s)

Alexis McGill Johnson is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of Perception Institute, a national consortium of researchers, advocates and cultural strategists turning cutting-edge mind science research on identity difference into solutions applicable to everyday individual and institutional interactions. She collaborates with social scientists on empirical research to identify the efficacy of interventions that reduce discrimination and create opportunity. She lectures and leads workshops for a wide range of public institutions and private corporations seeking to address the role of implicit bias, racial anxiety, and stereotype threat.

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