Anti-Racism Resources for the Clinical Setting

As an organization dedicated to improving health, UCSF has committed itself to dismantling structural racism and the impact of bias. This space is for resources to help address racism in the clinical environment. If you have resources you would like to recommend, please email Pamela Dudzik.

UCSF Training and Resources

  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Champion Training (free training): Designed for any UCSF affiliated faculty or staff who interact with learners, the Differences Matter: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion training sessions are offered approximately twice a month and include education on implicit biases and microaggressions, coaching in skills related to addressing these issues, and training in how to apply thoughtful, active listening and empathy to support a more diverse, equitable and inclusive environment. This is a prerequisite for the Certificate below.
  • Teach for UCSF Certificate Program: Teaching for Equity and Inclusion (free training): The Teach for UCSF Certificate in Teaching for Equity and Inclusion aims to create a path for UCSF educators to develop best practices in equitable and inclusive teaching that they can apply in didactic and clinical settings across the continuum of health professions education. Graduates are leaders in the path to creating a safe equitable learning environment.
  • How Medical Educators Can Foster Equity and Inclusion in Their Teaching: A Faculty Development Workshop Series (article): This article provides background on the development of UCSF’s Teaching for Equity and Inclusion certificate outlined above. “Using local resources and expertise, the authors built a workshop series that culminated in a certificate in Teaching for Equity and Inclusion.”
  • Anti-Racism Resources (website) from UCSF's Weill Institute for Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry and Social Services. This includes equity toolkits, training modules for clinicians, and information on teaching structural competency to combat inequalities in health care.