UF Department of Multicultural and Diversity Affairs
- Compiled an extensive list of resources exploring the complex nature of diversity, equity, inclusion, social justice and racial justice
George A. Smathers Library
UF employees connected to the UF VPN can access the following books and articles for free at any time, courtesy of the George A. Smathers Libraries.
The UF Health Science Center Library Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Team
- Created a resource page with information to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion at UF and beyond.
(30 mins) Explore how and why diversity efforts plateau at institutions, what role unconscious bias plays in these situations, and discuss how to mitigate unconscious bias to increase the success of diversity initiatives. Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)
(37 mins) A discussion on how the hidden curriculum in academic medicine influences the sexual and gender minority health education of medical students, residents, and allied health professionals as well as the institutional culture and climate for sexual and gender minorities. Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)
(1 hour) Mitigating bias to improve individual and collective decision-making abilities by recognizing when bias may be playing a negative role. Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)
(CME credits, 1 hour) – This CME activity provides education on unconscious bias in the academic medicine workplace. Existing research on unconscious bias will provide a science-based view of this seemingly non-science topic. Case studies with examples of unconscious bias, self-assessment opportunities, and exploring bias busting strategies will enable learners to understand how to bring the content into their own unique environments. Stanford Medicine
(35 mins) Completing the training should take around 35 minutes total, with a brief form to fill out at the very end in order to verify your participation. (You can bypass the form and continue on with the presentation by clicking “NEXT” instead of “Take Pretest” University of Washington
(5 mins) Offers training to health care providers on how to overcome implicit bias. This video defines implicit bias and offers some practical suggestions on how to understand and reduce one’s own implicit biases. Institute for Healthcare Improvement
(2:35 mins)Explains the impact of implicit bias in health care — on interpersonal interactions, organizational dynamics, and health care costs. Institute for Healthcare Improvement
(2:15 mins) Implicit bias can harm patients in the course of health care delivery, and it harms the health care industry. This video discusses the impact of implicit bias on the health care workforce. Institute for Healthcare Improvement
(1 hour) Presents research on implicit bias in healthcare, including its impact on disparities and diversity in academic pediatric medicine. This lecture will also review evidence supporting the benefits of increasing diversity, and review the barriers and proposed solutions for improving pediatric workforce diversity. Children’s National Hospital
(1 hour) During the discussion, our panelists will speak about challenges diverse neuroscientists face within the field and provide guidance on how the neuroscience community can leverage this moment to influence change. Society for Neuroscience
The purpose of this course is to examine the African American experience in the United States from 1863 to the present. 25 Lectures approximately 45 minutes each – learn at your own pace, do not need to go in order, chose lectures of interest. Watch videos or read transcripts of lectures.
The Safe Zone Project (SZP) is a free online resource providing curricula, activities, and other resources for educators facilitating Safe Zone trainings and learners who are hoping to explore these concepts on their own.
This is a list of the widely recognized holidays and celebrations for various groups, cultures or causes. The calendar briefly describes each holiday and provides suggestions on how to be inclusive. Knowledge of the diversity holidays and celebrations can enhance your workplace diversity and inclusion efforts
An online game about poverty and the challenges it brings. Players make a series of decisions which impacts their income. Each decision is connected a problem tied to health, level of education and providing basic needs for your family members. Often there is no “good” solution, which for some, might raise the level of frustration. The model of the game, gives a better understanding of the everyday struggles of people struck with poverty and homelessness. The game ends when players either run out of money before the end of the month or make it through with money left over.
Hidden Bias Tests measure unconscious, or automatic, biases. Your willingness to examine your own possible biases is an important step in understanding the roots of stereotypes and prejudice in our society. Here you will have the opportunity to assess your conscious and unconscious preferences for different topics such as race, gender, and religion. Each session takes 10 – 15 mins to complete.