Author Interview: “Aspiring to Disability Consciousness in Health Professions Training”


Lydia Smeltz joins Ethics Talk to discuss her article, coauthored with Drs Susan M. Havercamp and Lisa Meeks: “Aspiring to Disability Consciousness in Health Professions Training.”

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Lydia Smeltz is a medical student at Penn State College of Medicine in Hershey, Pennsylvania. An advocate and ally for the disability community, she researches disability health education within medical education and addressing social determinants of health for people with disabilities.

Recorded October 27, 2023.


Background image by Kaitlin Weed.

Conflict of Interest Disclosure
Interviewee disclosed no conflicts of interest.

Viewpoints expressed are those of interview participants and do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the AMA.