Physicians’ Experiences with and Perceptions of Caring for Patients with Disability


University of Minnesota Center for Bioethics




27th January 2023

Tag(s): Past

Learning Objectives: After participating in the session, attendees should be able to:
– Describe potential cases of health care disparities for people with disabilities;
– Identify major responsibilities of physicians under the Americans with Disabilities Act; and
– Describe barriers people with different disabilities often confront while receiving health care.


Lisa I. Iezzoni, MD, MSc, is Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and based at the Health Policy Research Center, Mongan Institute, Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Iezzoni has conducted numerous studies examining the health care experiences of persons with disability. Her book Making Their Days Happen: Paid Personal Assistance Services Supporting People with Disability Living in Their Homes and Communities was recently published. During the 2022-2023 academic year, she is the Sally Starling Seaver Fellow at the Harvard Radcliffe Institute. Dr. Iezzoni is a member of the National Academy of Medicine in the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

Participants are eligible to receive a Certificate of Attendance to submit to their respective professions for CEUs. Certificates of Attendance are available only to webinar attendees who are present for 75% or more of the talk. This talk will be recorded and posted with our other event recordings.

Event start time: 12:00 pm

Event end time: 01:00 pm

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