Physicians sue to end implicit bias training requirement in California

Two physicians and a nonprofit group have filed a lawsuit against the Medical Board of California to stop it from enforcing a state requirement for physicians to study the role of implicit bias in health inequities as part of continuing medical education, according to the San Francisco Chronicle

A California state law that took effect Jan. 1, 2022, requires medical professionals to study implicit bias as part of the 50 hours of continuing education they are required to take every two years to renew their license to practice.

Read more at Becker’s Hospital Review.