Stanford Medicine Alliance for Disability Inclusion and Equity
Formerly Stanford Medicine Abilities Coalition (SMAC)
The Stanford Medicine Abilities Coalition (SMAC) is composed of people who have disabilities and their allies. Membership is open to everyone at Stanford Medicine, including Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford Health Care, University HealthCare Alliance (UHA), Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, Packard Children’s Health Alliance (PCHA), and Stanford Children’s Health.
To combat health inequities and improve access to care and services for patients with disabilities
Foster and advocate for the equal treatment and well-being of everyone at Stanford Medicine, regardless of differences.
Promote collaboration between people who are passionate about disability at Stanford Medicine.
Advocate for accessibility, resources and disability services at Stanford Medicine, above and beyond that required by law.
Promote disability as a part of human diversity, inclusivity, and equity.