Dr. Lisa Meeks

Associate Professor

University of Michigan Medical School

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About Dr. Lisa Meeks

As an administrative leader and researcher, Dr. Meeks is helping to inform policy and best practice in the area of disability inclusion for medical education, training and practice. Her research interests include: Improving access to medical education for learners with disabilities, medical student and resident well-being, and the performance and trajectory of learners and physicians with disabilities. Her work has been published in the NEJM, Lancet, JAMA, and Academic Medicine and featured on NPR, in the Washington Post, CNBC, Bloomberg Law, and in Time Magazine.

Dr. Meeks is the co-developer of both the AAMC Disability Webinar Series and edited and authored the leading books on the topic, including Disability as Diversity, the casebook companion, and Equal Access for Students with Disabilities: The Guide for Health Science and Professional Education, Second Edition. She is also the lead author of the AAMC Special Report: Accessibility, Inclusion, and Action in Medical Education: Lived Experiences of Learners and Physicians with Disabilities co-creator of the social media campaign #DocsWithDisabilities, founder and co-host of the Docs With Disabilities Podcast and Executive Director of the DocsWithDisabilities Initiative.

Speaking at...
Shaping the Future: A Live Panel on Disability Inclusion in Canadian Medical Education
Docs with Disabilities Podcast - Panel 2
April 15, 2024 10:00 –
11:30 PDT
Dr. Jerry M. Maniate, Dr. Lisa Meeks, Dr. Lynn Ashdown, Dr. Quinten Clarke
Breaking Barriers: Redefining Technical Standards for Disability Inclusion in Canadian Medical Education
Docs with Disabilities Podcast - Panel 1
April 14, 2024 13:00 –
14:30 PDT
Dr. Cheryl Holmes, Dr. Julia Hanes, Dr. Lisa Meeks, Ms. Rachel Giddings

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