Cristina M. Gonzalez, MD, MEd, is a professor of medicine and population health and Associate Director of the Institute for Excellence in Health Equity at New York University Grossman School of Medicine. She completed her medical education at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, her internal medicine residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital- Weill Cornell Medical Center, and her medical education research fellowship at the University of Cincinnati, earning a Master’s Degree in Medical Education. Dr. Gonzalez’s research focuses on improving the outcome of patient encounters through addressing clinicians’ implicit bias in communication skills, the diagnostic process, and clinical decision-making. Her lab developed the patient-informed framework of Implicit Bias Recognition and Management, which serves as the foundation of her interventions. She continues her research with funding from Foundations and the National Institutes of Health to design, implement, and evaluate skills-based educational interventions, high-fidelity simulations, and assessments grounded in the IBRM framework.
Professor of Medicine and Population Health and Associate Director of the Institute for Excellence in Health Equity
New York University School of Medicine