Free Webinar: Accounting for Implicit Bias in Predictive Analytics

June 6 | 3–4 PM (EST) In a new white paper, Kirwan Institute Research Associate Kelly Capatosto turns the lens toward predictive analytics in child welfare, the potential hazards of applying these models without accounting for implicit racial bias and other cognitive and structural barriers that face communities of color, and how those hazards can … Continue reading »

Free Webinar: Accounting for Implicit Bias in Predictive Analytics

Addressing Unconscious Biases in Health Care

Studies consistently demonstrate that diversity in the health care workforce enriches the quality of health care, medical education, and research. Yet, while academic medicine has made progress in addressing overt discrimination, unconscious biases continue to impede the goal of making medical schools and teaching hospitals more diverse, according to a new publication. The new publication … Continue reading »

Addressing Unconscious Biases in Health Care

Predictive Analytics

We are living in the era of Big Data. Our current ability to amass huge data sets combined with innovative methods of analysis has led to an unprecedented push toward the use of analytic tools in both the public and private sector. One of the most recent developments in the world of Big Data is … Continue reading »

Predictive Analytics

Kirwan Institute’s New Interim Executive Director

We are pleased to advise you that Arthur R. James, MD, associate professor-clinical, in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, has accepted our offer to serve as the interim executive director of the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity. Subject to approval by the Board of Trustees, his appointment is effective May 1, … Continue reading »

Kirwan Institute’s New Interim Executive Director

A New Report Challenges “Race as Risk” in Housing

A new report from the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity argues that implicit bias manifests in the housing and lending markets partly due to a historical and deeply rooted association between race and risk. The report examines how historical and structural racism affects racial disparities in housing and credit outcomes today. … Continue reading »

A New Report Challenges “Race as Risk” in Housing