How to Identify the Internalized Bias That Shows Up in Your Negotiations

podcast Jul 15, 2021

The oppressive structures in our world don't just just exist on a societal level. They also show up in medicine, and oftentimes, we unknowingly internalize them.

When parts of our identity differ from the society's assumption of what a doctor looks like, going to bat for ourselves can be an uphill battle.

How do we identify ours and others internalized biases? Why does this become a hurdle to us getting paid what we’re worth and optimizing our contracts?

In this episode, we’re going to explore how our marginalized identities can affect the way we feel about ourselves as physicians, and what we deserve in a negotiation.

Three Things You’ll Learn In This Episode 

  • How to identify internalized negative beliefs
    What are marginalized identities and how do they impact how our capabilities are viewed?  

  • The cost of internalized bias
    How do internalized biases diminish our value and hold us back from optimizing our contracts?

  • Why internalized bias is sometimes really hard to identify
    Some of our internalized biases show up in the most seemingly benign and sneaky thoughts. How do we uncover them? 


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