Register Today! Health Care for Americans with Disabilities — 25 Years after the ADA

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NOW ARCHIVED: Health Care for Americans with Disabilities — 25 Years after the ADA

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Please join the Friends of NCBDDD on a webinar to discuss advancements made in health care for Americans with disabilities over the last twenty-five years and recommendations for further progress. Recently, the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) published the Perspective entitled “Health Care for Americans with Disabilities — 25 Years after the ADA.” Presentations and discussion during this webinar will focus on the topics outlined in the Perspective, including gains in public health and healthcare systems, persisting health and healthcare disparities, and how health practitioners and delivery systems can play a role in improved care. Download the presentation slides here: Health Care for Americans with Disabilities — 25 Years after the ADA pdf.

Presenters:

  • Former Senator Thomas R. Harkin, JD, former United States Senator from Iowa
  • Georgina Peacock, MD, MPH, Director, Division of Human Development and Disability, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Lisa I. Iezzoni, MD, MSc, Director of the Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, and a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School
  • Matt Holder, MD, MBA, CEO, Lee Specialty Clinic; President, American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry; Global Medical Advisor, Special Olympics, Inc.

You may access the NEJM Perspective here: http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMp1508854

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