U-M Family Medicine faculty discuss how health care institutions can maintain accessible care for our deaf and hard of hearing patients while maintaining COVID-19 safety measures, in a new piece published in the JAMA Otolaryngology .
Presented by Philip Zazove, M.D., professor and the George A. Dean, M.D. Chair of the Department of Family Medicine, and Gabriel Corfas, Ph.D., professor and associate chair, Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery and Director, Kresge Hearing Research Institute.
CDC-recommended “expedited partner therapy” can get antibiotics to partners of infected people quickly, but the treatment is underutilized across the United States. A new paper from Cornelius Jamison and Tammy Chang, in the American Journal of Public Health, describe the barriers.
Based at the Dexter Health Center, the Deaf Health Clinic provided targeted primary care services to Deaf patients across Michigan. Led by Michael M. McKee and Philip Zazove, the Deaf Health Clinic is proud to serve the unique needs of the Deaf community.