A new report written for the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services provides a thorough overview of the current patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR) measures for adults (18-64 years old) with disabilities. Using currently available measures, the report identified six major areas of outcomes research and discussed the gaps that currently exist. Finally, the authors discussed the importance of federal interagency collaboration as a way to increase the quality of data collected across the lifespan of adults with disabilities.
U-M CDHW Member Patricia Anderson was quoted in a September 3, 2023 New York Times article regarding her experience with Long Covid.
The Docs with Disabilities Initiative "Access In Medicine" will be launching their third book club on September 13, 2023, which will highlight Demystifying Disability: What to Know, What to Say, and How to Be an Ally, by Emily Ladau.
Panelists from the “Disability and Health” session reviewed issues related to accessible transportation, ADA standards, technology gaps, and other challenges that impact people with disabilities and create inequity in health outcomes.
By Rebecca Parten, LMSW (U-M Center for Disability Health and Wellness) and Tameka Citchen-Spruce (Michigan Disability Rights Coalition)
Note: This information originally appeared in an email newsletter distributed by Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation.
Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation, Docs with Disabilities Initiative, American Association of Colleges of Nursing, and Johns Hopkins University Disability Health Research Center will partner to host a three-part webinar series on exploring the barriers to inclusion for nurses with disabilities. The series will cover removing admissions barriers for nurses with disabilities, and the role that nursing faculty play in addressing accommodations in HPE settings.
Leadership and staff from the U-M Center for Disability Health and Wellness recently became aware of an April 13, 2023 Michigan Daily opinion piece titled "President Ono, is there a place for people with disabilities at UMich?".
Reshawna Chapple, PhD, LCSW is an associate professor in the School of Social Work at the University of Central Florida.
U-M CDHW member Steven Erickson, PharmD and the Health and Disabilities Team team for winning the Faculty/Staff Award IPE Innovation and Excellence Award for their interprofessional education course on disability and Health!