University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine

Implicit Bias in Dentistry: What we don't think we think

Thursday, February 17, 2022

8:00 PM-9:30 PM Eastern


Live Webinar Online


Registration open through 2/16/2022 11:59 PM


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Course Description

Course Description:

The webinar will explore implicit bias and research studies showing the prevalence and potential impact of implicit bias on students' clinical and learning environments. Evidence-based strategies and skills will be discussed to mitigate our own biases and provide a safe and unbiased clinical environment for the patients.

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Define implicit bias and understand the difference between implicit and explicit bias
  2. Increase self-awareness of implicit bias
  3. Recognize how implicit bias can impact the clinical and learning environment
  4. Strategies to mitigate the impact of implicit bias



This course is part of the ACDE Webinar Series. (see right)

This course is hosted by: A.T. Still University Missouri School of Dentistry and Oral Health



Shaista Rashid B.D.S., M.S., M.P.H.


Dr. Rashid earned her Bachelor of Dental Surgery Degree (B.D.S) from de'Montmorecy College of Dentistry, Pakistan. She then earned her M.S. degree in Oral Science and a Certificate in Operative Dentistry from the University Iowa College of Dentistry in 2007 and a Masters in Public Health Degree from the University of New England in 2021. Dr. Rashid has a diverse clinical teaching background. She served as a faculty member at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry, University of Tennessee College of Dentistry, Dentistry University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry, and University of New England College of Dental Medicine before joining A.T. Still University - Missouri School of Dentistry & Oral Health as a Comprehensive Care Unit Director. Dr. Rashid is a current member of the Academy of Operative Dentistry, American Association for Women dentist (AAWD), American Association for Dental Research, the American Dental Association, the Maine Dental Association, and American Dental Education Association.


Date: Thursday, February 17, 2022
Time: 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM


Live Webinar Online



All Registrants - $59

There are No Discounts for ACDE Series Courses.

Credit: Live Webinar Lecture: Credit Hours - 1.5
Course #: 67122W
AGD Code: 750



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ACDE Webinar Series



  • The University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine is a member of The Association of Continuing Dental Education (ACDE)
  • ACDE brings together individuals who represent college- and university-based continuing dental education programs associated with accredited dental schools in Canada and the United States.
  • We are here to serve you, the dental professional, in delivering high quality, evidence-based continuing dental education programs to meet your educational needs.


The ACDE Webinar Series:

  • ACDE and 31 of its member schools are jointly providing a series of live webinars featuring university-based key opinion leaders.
  • Each lecture is hosted by a different school, but CE Verifications of Participation will be provided by the school with which you registered.

Continuing Education


Live Webinar Online



Live Webinar Lecture: Credit Hours - 1.5

Licensure Boards typically treat live webinars the same as a live course.


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University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine


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