Disability in Graduate Medical Education


To provide relevant, accessible educational resources on Disability Inclusion to GME stakeholders. 

Our Team


Lisa Meeks, PhD, MA, Asst Professor of Family Medicine, at the University of Michigan Medical School Nichole Taylor, DO Assistant Dean of Student Affairs and Clinical Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Working Group Leads

Sherri-Ann Burnett-Bowie, MD, MPH Associate Director of the MGH Center for Diversity and Inclusion and the Director of Multicultural Affairs Department of Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School Adam Channell, PhD, Assistant Professor, Medical Education Department, Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine, Kalamazoo, MI. Nalinda Charnsangavej, MD Assistant Professor and Residency Program Director, Department of Pediatrics, Dell Medical School, The University of Texas at Austin. Julia Cron, MD Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at the Yale School of Medicine. She is the Residency Program Director for the Ob/Gyn Residency at Yale, and Attending Physician within the Divisions of Gynecologic Specialties and Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology. Marie Demay MD Chair of Disability Subcommittee, Diversity and Inclusion Board, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Professor of Medicine Harvard Medical School Lisa Graves, MD, MClinSc Associate Dean Faculty Affairs and Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine, Kalamazoo, MI. Christopher Haymaker, PhD, Clinical Psychologist, Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Medical Education at Western Michigan University Homer Stryker MD School of Medicine. Jason D. Keune, MD, MBA Associate Professor of Surgery and Health Care Ethics, Executive Director of the Bander Center for Medical Business Ethics, St. Louis University School of Medicine. St. Louis, Missouri. Meg McNamara, MD Professor of Pediatrics and Program Director of the pediatrics residency at University of California San Francisco (UCSF). Lauren Meiss, MD OB/GYN Resident, 3rd year, founder of the Yale Alliance for Trainees with Chronic Illness and Disability Yale New Haven Hospital. Peter D. Poullos, MD Clinical Associate Professor of Radiology and Gastroenterology, Founder and Director of the Stanford Medicine Abilities Coalition, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford California Annalisa Teixeira, PhD Director of Resident and Fellow Development, Office of Graduate Medical Education University of California Davis, School of Medicine. Dorothy Tolchin MD, EdM Instructor in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation part-time, Harvard Medical School. Director of Medical Student Education for the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital.

General Members

Jeffrey J. Cain MD Clinical Professor of Family Medicine, University of Colorado Erin White Pukenas, MD Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, Vice Chair for Administrative Affairs and Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Cooper Medical School of Rowan University.