ERIC Number: EJ488170
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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Medical Education and Disability Discrimination: The Law and Future Implications.
Helms, Lelia B.; Helms, Charles M.
Academic Medicine, v69 n7 p535-43 Jul 1994
Analysis of federal statutes and case law concerning disabilities suggests that medical educators may be expected to refine policies to identify when physicians with disabilities are otherwise qualified; the essential tasks performed by physicians; reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities; and how communication about disabilities should occur among administrators, faculty, and students. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Civil Rights Legislation, College Administration, Court Litigation, Disabilities, Employment Qualifications, Federal Legislation, Higher Education, Medical Education, Organizational Communication, Physicians, Policy Formation, Professional Education, Social Discrimination
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Americans with Disabilities Act 1990; Rehabilitation Act 1973 (Section 504)