Transforming Medical Education

  • How did they navigate their journey?
  • What were the challenges?
  • What are the benefits to medicine broadly? to patient care?
  • What are the opportunities for peer education? …and what are the potential benefits for reducing health care disparities for patients with disabilities?
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Join hosts Dr. Lisa Meeks and MDisability Researchers and Physicians as we take a deeper dive into understanding the lived experiences of doctors with disabilities through critical conversations with the doctors, researchers, administrators, faculty and policy makers that work to ensure medicine remains an equal opportunity profession.

MDisability is a collaborative program focused on improving the inclusion of people with disabilities in healthcare research, education, practice and through community engagement.

Host Bio:

Dr. Lisa M. Meeks is an expert in disabilities in medical education. As an administrative leader and researcher, Meeks has co-authored several articles and books on the subject of disability in medical education, helping to inform policy and best practice in the area of disability inclusion for medical education, training and practice. Her work has been featured recently on NPR, the Washington PostCNBC, in Slatecleveland.comBloomberg Law, the Chicago Tribune and in The New Physician magazine (AMSA) and the AAMCNews.

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