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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, August 4, 2022                      ADHCE Monthly Meeting (Virtual) 
10:30 - 11:30 AM CST
Group Calls


Our Monthly meeting will include a presentation & discussion:


Rebecca Kronk, PhD, MSN, CRNP, ANEF, FAAN, CNE; Current ADHCE President Becky Kronk serves as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and full professor in the School of Nursing at Duquesne University.


Lecture Title:

Creating a Culture of Care by Implementing a Consultant with Disability Simulation Program

Recently presented at the SIGMA International Nursing Congress in Scotland



Dr. Kronk’s nursing career has focused on children with a range of developmental, genetic, and behavioral concerns and their families. Her training received as a fellow in the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) at the University of Pittsburgh, was used to orient and target her research and practice in the area of genetic conditions and developmental disabilities.

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


Sarah Ailey shared via LinkedIn:

  • July 2022  Immediate past ADHCE president, Sarah Ailey will be receiving an Outstanding Alumni Award for The University of Illinois College of Nursing. It has been her life's work for the last 20 years to improve the health and health care of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Follow the conversation by clicking this link

  • July 2022 Sarah AIley's Op-Ed article was published in Visible Magazine: "The supreme court Roe V Wade decision should prompt actions on disablity rights and accessibility." Review by clicking  this link 

  • June 2022 Sarah Ailey was quoted in an article published in ACP Internist, "Better Care For Patients with Disability". Read about this important topic, click on link here

Carole Schwartz shared via LinkedIn:

  • 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.

Teresa Moro shared via LinkedIn: