Stanford Conference on Disability in
Healthcare and Medicine
Saturday, April 22, 2023
8:00am - 3:30pm PT


Dear Community, 

Join us for the Fourth Annual Conference on Disability in Healthcare and Medicine on Saturday, April 22, 2023 via livestream and Zoom breakout groups! This virtual conference aims to support students and healthcare providers with disabilities, training healthcare providers to better care for patients with disabilities, and provide research into the intersection of providers and patients with disabilities.

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.


Pete Poullos, MD and Ken Sutha, MD, PhD

8:00am - 8:20am

Opening Remarks

8:20am - 9:15am

Session 1: Training in Mental Health Care: Disabled Psychologists Talk Mentoring Disabled Trainees

9:15am - 10:10am

Session 2: Ethics and Disability in Medicine

10:10am - 10:20am

AM Break

10:20am - 11:15am

Session 3: Navigating Disability Identity and Activism in Medical Social Media Communities

11:15am - 12:00pm


12:00pm - 12:55pm

Session 4: Research Based Theater: Disability Disclosure

12:55pm - 1:50pm

Session 5: Neurodiversity in Medicine

1:50pm - 2:00pm

PM Break

2:00pm - 2:45pm

Breakout Sessions

Option 1: Case Studies on Ethics and Disability in Medicine

Option 2: Autism Panel Discussion: Lived Experiences

2:45pm - 3:30pm

Synthesis and Action Items Session

3:30pm - 3:40pm

Closing Remarks