Former MDisability Interns Reflect on how their Internship Experiences Influenced their Future as Health Researchers and Doctors
The innovative program instills confidence, fosters professional networks, and fuels medical students’ enthusiasm for helping individuals with disabilities.
Family medicine team secures $50k award to reduce drug interactions for patients with intellectual and developmental disabilities
With funding from the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation, Dr. Michael McKee and Dr. Steve Erickson aim to reduce medication-related problems among adult patients with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Michigan Medicine researchers can now more easily track health outcomes for deaf and hard of hearing patients
Updated DataDirect database allows users to select patient population data based on language, which includes information on patients who are deaf or hard of hearing, as well as those who use ASL or CART services.
Local mother of two sons with autism finds assistance among Family Medicine and MDisability medical faculty
Associate Professor and MDisability Director Mike McKee, Associate Professor Lauren Oshman and medical colleagues answer the call for special clinical care for individuals with disabilities.
MDisability summer internship completes another successful year, educates three new interns
Students Dana Chung, Sydney Kessler, and Sanjana Ratakonda learn about conducting disability health research; interact with family medicine departmental faculty; and work on special projects aimed at providing resources for people with disabilities.
U-M Family Medicine Department Chair Philip Zazove reflects on his long career as a family physician with hearing loss and his advocacy for those with disabilities
Michigan Medicine is establishing a disability health endowment in honor of Dr. Zazove, who retires in July, to promote and support all disability health efforts within the Department of Family Medicine and U-M’s health system