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All Things Diversity
November 14 @ 5:30 pm - 7:15 pm
This session will feature Dr. Paul Haidet who will present on the topic of unconscious bias. Unconcious biases are social stereotypes about certain groups of people that individuals form outside of their own conscious awareness.
Paul Haidet is a general internist, health-services researcher, educator, husband, father, and lover of jazz music. He received his undergraduate and medical degrees from Penn State University, and completed a residency in internal medicine at the Milton S Hershey Medical Center and Penn State University Hospital. He inaugurated the role of Director of Medical Education Research and serves as Professor of Medicine, Humanities, and Public Health Sciences at the Penn State College of Medicine. Dr. Haidet has published widely on a variety of topics related to teaching, communication, and the humanistic care of patients, and he has won a number of regional, national, and international awards for his work. His current interest is in the improvisational aspects of patient-physician communication, and he is using his lifelong interest in jazz to create new educational methods and models to foster advanced communication skills among physicians at multiple levels.
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