Training and Development Opportunities

As part of VUMC's strategy to make diversity and inclusion intentional, the Office of Diversity & Inclusion has developed a four-part Cultural Competency and Unconscious Bias curriculum.

Read more about each type of training offered below. 

Introductory Workshop: Blind Spots and Unconscious Bias

  • Blind spots in the human brain
  • Pervasive nature of unconscious bias
  • Situations where unconscious bias can produce undesirable outcomes
  • Strategies to reduce or mitigate unconscious bias in the workplace

 

  • One-hour, in-person presentation
  • Complete form below to request.

 

All VUMC (faculty, staff, house staff, clinicians, or non-clinical)

Quality Interactions modules

  • Case-based cross-cultural healthcare, using person and family-centered approach
  • Real-life scenarios ask learner to solve cultural problems, then provide feedback.
  • Overview module + supplemental skill tests based on clinical care scenarios

 

Available for self-enrollment in the Learning Exchange. Click below:

 

Frontline patient care employees in Adult and Children's hospitals

VUMC Unconscious Bias Training Workshop

  • Recognize personal unconscious biases.
  • Practice strategies to mitigate biases and create systemic change.

 

 

All VUMC faculty and staff who manage or hire others

Custom group training

  • Ongoing opportunities to assist groups or individuals with unconscious bias or cultural competency

 

  • Varies according to group need.
  • Complete form below to request.

 

All VUMC (faculty, staff, house staff, clinicians, or non-clinical)