A coalition of California doctors, including the anti-discrimination group Do No Harm, filed a lawsuit against California’s mandated implicit bias training for physicians, noting the training promotes the belief that “white individuals are naturally racist.”
AB 241, passed by California lawmakers in 2019, requires all continuing medical education (CME) courses to include implicit bias training. Because 50 CME hours are required each year to maintain one’s medical license, the law essentially mandates that practitioners consume these lessons or lose their ability to earn their livelihoods, while also replacing limited course time with unnecessary or counterproductive information.
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