The ADA and Healthcare Workers with Disabilities
An article on how the ADA protects healthcare workers with disabilities.
Association of Medical Professionals with Hearing Losses (AMPHL)
AMPHL provides support and advocacy for Deaf and Hard of Hearing healthcare providers and students.
Creating a community of medical workers with disabilities
A blog post from Stanford Medicine about the importance of and how to create a community for medical professionals with disabilities.
Docs with Disabilities Initiative
The Docs with Disabilities initiative uses research, education, and sharing of stories to drive change in perceptions, disability policy, and procedures in healthcare education.
Drs. Lisa Meeks and Peter Poullos take a deeper dive into the experiences of healthcare providers with disabilities through critical conversations with the doctors, researchers, administrators, faculty, and policymakers that work to ensure medicine remains an equal opportunity profession.
Health Professionals with Disabilities: Motivating Inclusiveness and Representation
The goal of this issue of the AMA Journal of Ethics® is to discuss the importance of increasing the representation of people with disabilities in the medical field and to outline some of the obstacles that health professionals and trainees encounter in pursuing or continuing medical practice.
International Network of Researchers with Vision Impairment and their Allies (INOVA)
The International Network of Researchers with Vision Impairment and their Allies (INOVA) is a network of, and for, biomedical researchers who are blind or visually impaired.” “The International Network of Researchers with Vision Impairment and their Allies (INOVA) is a network of, and for, biomedical researchers who are blind or visually impaired.
JAN The Job Accommodation Network
The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is the leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on job accommodations and disability employment issues.
Medical Professionals with Disabilities Workforce and their Associated Challenges
A blog post from Harvard Law on the research surrounding medical professionals with disabilities.
National Council on Interpreting in Health Care
The NCHC is a multidisciplinary organization whose mission is to promote and enhance language access in health care in the United States.
Normalizing Disability in the Healthcare Workplace: A Benefit for Everyone
A comprehensive article on the importance of normalizing disability in the healthcare workplace.
Society of Healthcare Professionals with Disabilities
The Society of Healthcare Professionals with Disabilities provides resources and support for physicians, nurses, pharmacists, students, and other healthcare professionals with disabilities. The mission of this society is to foster a supportive community and to provide disability resources and tools for healthcare professionals, students, family members, and friends.