The letter, written collaboratively with support from Lisa Meeks, Ph.D. and Philip Zazove, M.D., provides a public response to the WSJ article, “Colleges Bend the Rules for More Students, Give Them Extra Help,” published Friday, May 25, 2018.
The 2018 cohort of Health Policy Scholars at the Center for Healthcare Research and Transformation (CHRT) includes six University of Michigan researchers and six Lansing-based policymakers, who recently completed a 15-week fellowship program designed to translate health research into policy.
The study is the first to incorporate clinician perspectives in recommended changes to EHR systems for improved diabetes management and was co-authored by faculty at the University of Michigan School of Information, Rutgers School of Communication and Information, and the U-M Department of Family Medicine.
The annual meeting of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) was held in Washington DC this May. The U-M Department of Family Medicine was well represented, with poster and educational sessions, as well as a 2018 Best Research Paper award.
Lisa Meeks, PhD, clinical lecturer interviewed over 40 physicians, medical students, and administrators for the report, which outlines best practices for diversity and inclusion of medical students with disabilities