June 8, 2021

Physicians Attitudes and Disability Disparities


Lisa Iezzoni, MD, MSc
Health Policy Research Center - The Mongan Institute
Massachusetts General Hospital
Harvard Medical School

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the general scope of health care disparities for people with disabilities and potential causes.
  2. Assess the potential contribution of physicians’ attitudes, biases, and knowledge gaps to health care disparities for people with disabilities.
  3. Identify potential implications of biased physician attitudes toward the health care and well-being of people with disabilities.