Implicit Bias, Microaggressions Part of Diversity Training at Lubbock Hospital

Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock is having its staff take implicit bias training, but whether it helps with patient care is debatable.

Diversity training is growing in popularity among corporate institutions and even some of the most conservative areas of Texas are not exempt.

Recently Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock implemented a new bias training program for its staff. It is uncertain whether Covenant is requiring the training as a condition of employment.

Do No Harm, a group whose mission is to “[p]rotect healthcare from a radical, divisive, and discriminatory ideology,” received screenshots of the training from a hospital employee. The employee did not wish to be identified for fear of retribution by the hospital.

Read more at The Texan.