5. Learn about people
Engage with people you consider "others" - who may fall out of your comfort zone. Create ways to give and receive feedback. Consciously try to learn about other cultures to dispel stereotypes. Ask for feedback when you are unsure about what your behavior displays. Give feedback when you see displays that might be awkward.
Jennifer Mieres, MD, is a cardiologist and senior vice president, Office of Community and Public Health at Northwell Health. She is professor of cardiology and population health at the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine. Dr. Mieres has oversight of the Katz Institute for Women's Health, and Northwell's health, wellness, community health education and health care access programs. She is also the health system's chief diversity and inclusion officer and is a member of the health system's leadership team.