Texas Nurse Fired for Refusing Implicit Bias Training

After spending decades in the profession caring for patients, in 2019, Laura Morgan became a nurse educator at Baylor, Scott & White (BSW) Hospital in College Station, Texas. There she helped provide continuing education and professional development courses for other nurses and health professionals until conflict over a new training module led to her termination earlier this year.

In September 2021, BSW introduced a new mandatory training session entitled “Overcoming Unconscious Bias,” which Morgan says makes assumptions about all white people.

“After 39 years of providing equal care to all patients without regard to their race, I objected to a mandatory course grounded in the idea that I’m racist because I’m white,” Morgan wrote in the Wall Street Journal.

Read more at The Texan.