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The Podcasts

The Docs With Disabilities Initiative hosts two podcasts that aim to highlight disability stories and research.


Our original series hosted by Drs. Lisa Meeks and Peter Poullos and our newest podcast, Research and Resource Rounds, hosted by Zoey Martin-Lockhart. 


Join hosts Drs. Lisa Meeks, Peter Poullos and guest hosts as they take a deeper dive into the experiences of health care providers with disabilities through critical conversations with the people working to ensure medicine remains an equal opportunity profession.


This mini-cast is an off-shoot of the DocsWithDisabilities Podcast, and will provide the listener with an overview of the literature and resources relevant to disability inclusion in health professions education reviewing critical commentaries and research articles in 15 minutes or less.

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 Disclosure, our newest podcast, will build upon personal narratives from students, trainees, and providers across the country, the series aims to unveil the multitude of factors that impact whether or not individuals decide to disclose a disability and to generate knowledge about how to create safe and welcoming spaces that support disclosure.

Podcast Team


Lisa Meeks

Founder, Executive Producer

Co-Host, DWD Podcast


Peter Poullos

Co-Host, DWD Podcast

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Rylee Betchkal

Research Assistant.

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Zoey Martin-



Co-Host, Research and Resource Rounds


Jake Feeman

Audio Engineer


Sofia Schlozman

Associate Executive Producer


Nicole Jisoo Kim


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Justin Bullock

Guest Co-Host

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Neera Jain

Guest Co-Host

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Joe Murray

Guest Narrator

Podcast Sponsors

The Ford Foundation

The Ford Foundation invests in transformative ideas, individuals and institutions.

They are reimagining philanthropy to catalyze leaders and organizations driving social justice and building movements across the globe.

MDisability, University of Michigan Department of Family Medicine 

MDisability is a collaborative program focused on improving the inclusion of people with disabilities in healthcare research, education, practice and through community engagement.

Stanford Medicine Alliance for Disability Inclusion and Equity (SMADIE)

SMADIE is a disability advocacy and health equity organization advancing the inclusion of people with disabilities in the health sciences and advocating for true health equity for our patients with disabilities.

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