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The Alliance for Disability in Health Care Education, Inc. (ADHCE), is a “501 (c) (3) Public Charity”  organization of healthcare educators and professionals (e.g. medicine, nursing, public health, social workers, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech and language pathologists and others) who are working to integrate disability-related content and experiences into healthcare education and training programs. Through journal article publications, presenting at conferences, and participating on advisory panels and workgroups, the Alliance strives to ensure that the need for disability-related education and training in healthcare is recognized and addressed.

The Alliance for Disability in 
Health Care Education 
               Thursday, October 6, 2022                      ADHCE Monthly Meeting (Virtual) 
10:30 - 11:30 AM CST
Group Calls


Our Monthly meeting will include a presentation & discussion:

Lecture Title:

Conducting Accessible Research: Including People With Disabilities in Public Health, Epidemiological, and Outcomes Studies


Susan Magasi PhD, is Associate Professor, Departments of Occupational Therapy and Disability and Human Development, University of Illinois at Chicago.

Lecture Description:

Drawing on over a decade of community-based participatory health equity-focused research with disability community partners, including both disability advocacy organizations and grassroots community members, Dr. Magasi will share her experiences of conducting collaborative research, advocating for meaningful representation of disabled people, and fighting for accessible practices and products in large federal initiatives. In this discussion-based presentation, Susan will highlight successes and missed opportunities in serving as both a disability ally and career scientist. A small sample of her numerous publications on a variety of disability topics include:

NOTE: MEMBERS NEED NOT REGISTER  - you will automatically receive an invite the Zoom link.


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Carole Schwartz shared via LinkedIn:

  • August 2022 Congratulations to Molly Bathje PhD, MS OTL/R, ADHCE member's newly published work: "Improving health outcomes in neurodiverse populations through health care provider education" in American Occupational Therapy Association’s (AOTA) Quarterly Special Interest Section (SIS) Newsletter, representing the Academic Education SIS. This informative article includes discussion of the 2019 The Alliance for Disability in Health Care Education ( set of core competencies for disability health care education. The article discussed and referenced the ADHCE Core Competencies click on this link

  • July 2022  Founders of The Alliance for Disability in Health Care Education ( began meeting in 2007, and led to producing scholarship 2009-2010. Their published manuscripts are still powerfully relevant today. Here's a sample of their amazing work to absorb. See these foundational published articles by clicking on this link.

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