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Javeed Sukhera, MD, FRCPC

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Dr. Javeed Sukhera, MD, PhD, FRCPC (Educators, ‘17) is an Assistant Professor and Interim Chair, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry at Western University in London, Ontario, Canada. He is also a Fellow, at the Centre for Education Research and Innovation at Western. Javeed’s areas of professional interest include implicit bias, mental illness stigma, and diversity/inclusion. Javeed can be followed on Twitter, LinkedIn, or by email at jsukhera@uwo.ca

Can we be Consciously Unbiased?

Implicit biases are associations between different concepts that develop over time, and influence us outside of our conscious awareness. The topic of implicit bias has entered mainstream conversation, and is the subject of discourse and debate. Some believe that implicit biases can be eliminated, and individuals can become consciously unbiased. Others suggest that implicit biases are impossible to change, and that attempting to recognize or manage biases is an exercise in futility.

Can we break our biased habits?

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Fascinating article, thank you! I teach final year medical students about cognitive bias in the context of diagnosis and treatment... Read More
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