Episode 37: Dr. Hammad Aslam


As a young adult, Dr. Hammad Aslam was in an automobile accident that caused a traumatic brain injury and a T2 complete spinal cord injury. In this episode, he discusses his journey through medical school and residency, the impact of mentorship throughout his career, how being a wheelchair user has shaped his relationships with patients, and his outlook on life. Dr. Aslam shares how disability has leveled the playing field and allows him to connect with others despite differences in race, religion, and cultural background.

Guests:

Podcast Co-host, Peter Poullos, MD, Clinical Associate Professor of Radiology, Stanford Medicine and Founder and Co-Chair, Stanford Medicine Abilities Coalitiion (SMAC)

Hammad Aslam, MD, FAAMPR, Physiatrist, Medical Director, Northside Glancy Rehabilitation Center.