Health Professionals with Disabilities

Disclosure of Disabilities by Medical Students

Source: Disclosure of Disabilities by Medical Students In Reply Ms Schwartz emphasizes the importance of disclosure as it relates to providing opportunities to medical students with disabilities. Although disclosure is important, if not necessary, for receiving accommodations from an institution, disclosure alone is unlikely to change the broader attitudes and cultural norms that limit access …

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Lessons in Increasing Access to Care: Symposium at Rush brings together disability and health care leaders

https://www.rush.edu/news/lessons-increasing-access-care By Kevin McKeough, Anne Burgeson and Kathleen Ziemer Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan observed that “at almost any moment, any of us could be living with a disability, whether through our life circumstances or as we age. This is an issue that is personal to all of us, whether we realize it our not.” …

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Diversity among doctors: Students with disabilities are finding their place in medical schools—and beyond

Diversity among doctors: Students with disabilities are finding their place in medical schools—and beyond Cathy Gulli September 25, 2015 For Jessica Dunkley, getting into medical school was no ordinary childhood dream. Deaf since the day she was born, Dunkley aspired to become a doctor when, at age 10, her aunt gave her a plastic human …

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Health Care Professionals with Disabilities Career Trends, Best Practices, & Call-to-Action Policy Roundtable

March 18, 2014 Advancing Inclusion in Health CareNOND ODEP Alliance Roundtable Final Reporthttp://www.dol.gov/odep/alliances/nond.htm More than 40 employers, federal and state policymakers, researchers and nursing school administrators convened at the U.S. Access Board on March 18 for a policy roundtable hosted by the Office of Disability Employment Policy in collaboration with the National Organization of Nurses …

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Deaf Medical Student Wins ADA Case Against Creighton

Deaf Medical Student Wins ADA Case Against Creighton On September 4, 2013, Michael Argenyi, a deaf medical student, represented by the National Association of the Deaf (NAD), the law firm of Stein & Vargas and Disability Rights Nebraska, won a jury trial against Creighton University in the United States District Court for the District of …

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Deaf Student Denied Interpreter by Medical School

Deaf Student Denied Interpreter by Medical School Deaf Student, Denied Interpreter by Medical School, Draws Focus of Advocates By JOHN ELIGON Speaking with the parents of a sick infant, Michael Argenyi, a medical student, could not understand why the child was hospitalized. During another clinical training session, he missed most of what a patient with …

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