EXCLUSIVE: University Shells Out Six Figures For Trainings On Interrupting ‘Institutional Racism’ In Maternity Wards
- The University of Minnesota (UMN) paid Diversity Science $219,633 to “design and develop evidence-based antiracism and implicit bias training eLearning course,” according to documents obtained by medical watchdog Do No Harm and shared with the Daily Caller News Foundation.
- The course is for employees at Minnesota hospitals and birthing centers who work with pregnant or postpartum patients, as was mandated through the state’s 2022 “Dignity In Pregnancy And Childbirth” statute.
- “This is a substantial amount of money for a publicly funded school of medicine to spend on an online training module,” Laura Morgan, Do No Harm program manager, told the DCNF.
The University of Minnesota (UMN) spent more than $219,000 to develop an online Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) training course intended for healthcare professionals to comply with the state’s 2022 “Dignity In Pregnancy And Childbirth” statute, documents obtained by medical watchdog Do No Harm and shared with the Daily Caller News Foundation revealed.
UMN paid Diversity Science $219,633.00 to “design and develop evidence-based antiracism and implicit bias training eLearning course” to be used at Minnesota hospitals and birthing centers for professionals who work with pregnant or postpartum patients, the documents reveal. The course is mandated through a state statute that went into effect in January 2023 and requires hospitals and birthing centers to offer the continuing education curriculum, according to the Minnesota Office of the Revisor of Statutes.
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