Felicity Nelson from the Medical Republic writes a detailed article on accessing medical education by people with disabilities. Read the article here.
In an article for Slate, Nathan Kohrman calls disabled medical students “one of the most underrepresented groups in American higher education”.
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Doctors often care for people with disabilities, yet few physicians have one. University of Michigan’s medical school recently altered its technical standards to better promote a longtime mission of inclusivity.
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“There’s good reason to believe a more diverse work force — one that includes doctors with disabilities — would be good for patients and doctors. Patients of various backgrounds tend to feel more comfortable with physicians like them, and that’s true for people with disabilities as well.”
Written by Dr Dhruv Khullar for the New York Times this article provides insight into how doctors with disabilities can be an asset to the profession. Click here to read more.
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Published in the June 30 edition of Australian Doctor this article introduces you to three of the founding members of DWDA and their stories. Thanks to Australian Doctor for the feature and permission to publish it online.
This article outlines stories of the uttermost triumph and big victories of medical students with a diverse range of disabilities, advocating for diversity and equal opportunity. Click here to read their stories.