Thursday, June 10, 2021

Strengthening Accessibility & Inclusion within Professional Programs: Practicums & Experiential Learning

The student Accessibility Offices of the University of Toronto (St. George Campus, University of Toronto Mississauga, University of Toronto Scarborough), in collaboration with the University of Toronto Office of the Vice-Provost Students, invite you to attend a free two-day virtual conference on June 17 and 18, 2021 to explore enhancement of equity, accessibility, and inclusion within professional programs, specifically within practicums and experiential learning settings.

Strengthening Accessibility & Inclusion within Professional Programs: Practicums & Experiential Learning

The conference includes several presentations by U of T professional program faculty, staff and students on a range of creative strategies and accommodations that facilitate success for students with disabilities in professional programs.

The keynote speaker on both days, Dr. Peter Poullos, Clinical Associate Professor of Radiology, and Founder and Director of Stanford Medicine Abilities Coalition, will address disability, diversity and inclusion, as well as technical standards and creative accommodations.

Mike Natter, MD. Fellow, PGY-4, NYU Langone Health, Artist, Humanist, will be offering insights into the intersection between art and medicine.

Learn more and register for this event here: 

https://studentlife.utoronto.ca/campaigns/strengthening-accessibility-inclusion-within-professional-programs/


Friday, March 19, 2021

Stanford 2nd Annual Conference on Disability in Healthcare and Medicine

 Don't miss this upcoming event:

2nd Annual Conference on Disability in Healthcare and Medicine

April 10, 2021 | 8:00am - 6:00pm (Pacific Time)

This conference will be a deep learning opportunity for medical students, residents and fellows, medical doctors, nursing students and nurses, PA students and PA’s, hospital administration, and additional interested healthcare providers and allies.

Thursday, March 18, 2021

Disability:IN Virtual Tech Industry Career Showcase

The Disability:IN Virtual Tech Industry Career Showcase is coming up in April.

The Virtual Tech Industry Career Showcase is an opportunity for candidates with disabilities to learn from businesses that are seeking to recruit talent with disabilities. Eight tech companies - Amazon, Facebook, Google, Intel, Qualcomm, Raytheon Technologies, Salesforce, and UKG – will participate.

Each company will take several minutes to share information on their culture, the tech and non-tech roles available in their companies, how to showcase your talent, apply for roles at their companies and more.

April 7, 12 to 1 p.m. ET : Tech Roles & Opportunities
April 14, 12 to 1 p.m. ET: Non-Tech Roles & Opportunities

Learn more and sign up for this event here: https://resumedatabase.disabilityin.org/resume-upload/


Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Abilities Virtual Experience (virtual expo)

The Abilities Virtual Experience (virtual expo) is March 26-27, 2021

There is no cost to attend this virtual event

Learn about disability-focused resources

Register here: https://www.abilities.com/virtual/vregister.html

#AbilitiesVirtual

Thursday, February 25, 2021

AADMD Week of Inclusive Healthcare

The American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry (AADMD) Student/Resident Committee is hosting a nation-wide discussion on inclusive healthcare (healthcare for people with intellectual/developmental disabilities) for medical and dental students on Saturday, March 6th from 9:30-11am PST. 

The event will feature a presentation situating intellectual disability in the broader health equity movement through a discussion of implicit bias, conceptual models of disability, ableism, and the concept of intersectionality. 

They will then break out into discussion groups where students will have the opportunity to talk with leaders within developmental medicine/dentistry and self-advocates about other topics related to inclusive health.  

There is also a Facebook event: https://fb.me/e/4bSzLwofQ.
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