- “A Patient, Not a Person” : comments on how and why doctors dehumanize patients: Very brief overview of research on the risks and benefits to physicians of dehumanizing patients. Goal of the reading: Introduce (de)individuation and empathy as key factors in quality of care.
- Verna Myers TEDTalk at “How to overcome our biases? Walk boldly toward them.“:Urges viewers to move beyond denying or suppressing bias, to employing strategies to alter perceptions of certain groups over time. Goal of the reading: Introducing concepts of ingroup, outgroup, and creating opportunities for positive exposure to individuals “different” from oneself.