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One Doctor’s Quest to Improve Health Care for People with Disabilities

Season 1, Ep. 261

As adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities strive to live more freely and fully than ever before, many of America’s doctors, hospitals and insurers are getting in the way. We get an inside look at one doctor’s quest to improve health care for people with conditions like Down Syndrome, cerebral palsy and autism.


Guests:

Alison Barkoff, JD, Administration for Community Living, HHS

Kevin Carlson

Clarissa Kripke, MD, Clinical Professor of Family and Community Medicine and Director of the Office of Developmental Primary Care; University of California, San Francisco

Marjorie Ongpauco, BSN, RN, Nursing Consultant

Harold Pollack, PhD, Professor of Social Work, Policy and Practice; University of Chicago

Donna Valencia, BSN, RN, MSN, Administrator, Group Home Administrator

Leslie Walker, Senior Producer/Reporter, Tradeoffs



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