Hauer & Teherani to Present “Achieving Equity in Assessment for Clinical Learners”

The IAMSE 2021 Spring webinar series will explore strategies for inclusive teaching. Recognizing that unconscious bias is a crucial and contributory step in this endeavor, this series will explore how to recognize unconscious bias and create diverse, inclusive and equitable content for both the basic science curriculum and the clinical learning environment. The third session in the series will feature Karen Hauer and Arianne Teherani from the University of California, San Francisco (USA).

Achieving Equity in Assessment for Clinical Learners 
Presenters: Karen Hauer MD, PhD and Arianne Teherani PhD
Session: March 18, 2021 at 12pm Eastern Time

In this session, the presenters will review evidence on bias and inequity present in assessment with a focus on clinical learners and the effects of inequitable assessment practices on grades and awards. They will discuss the components of an equitable assessment system and share strategies to minimize bias and promote equity.