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Dr. Chris Sterwald, MD

DocsWithDisabilities

Release Date: 01/18/2021

Episode 44: Ken Sutha show art Episode 44: Ken Sutha

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In this episode, Dr. Peter Poullos interviews Dr. Ken Sutha. In addition to his work as a pediatric nephrologist, Dr. Sutha works closely with one our hosts, Dr. Poullos in the Stanford Medicine Alliance for Disability Inclusion & Equity.  Dr. Sutha discusses his personal journey with disability, the path that led him to pediatric nephrology, and the work he’s done with the Stanford Medicine ADIE. 

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Episode 43: Michael Kim, MD show art Episode 43: Michael Kim, MD

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In this episode, we continue our BIPOC voices series with an interview with Dr. Michael Kim. Dr. Kim is an assistant professor of medicine and pediatrics and the assistant dean of student affairs at the University of Minnesota Medical School. He is closely involved with the University of Minnesota's efforts to make medical school more accessible and supportive for students and has previously worked with Dr. Meeks on the Pathway Project, a research project investigating the performance and trajectory of medical students with disabilities. In this episode, Dr. Meeks and Dr. Kim discuss Dr. Kim's...

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Episode 42: Dr. Omar Baig show art Episode 42: Dr. Omar Baig

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In this next installment in our ongoing BIPOC voices series, we are joined by Dr. Omar Baig. Dr. Baig completed his undergraduate medical education at Baylor College of Medicine before heading to Boston to complete his graduate training at the MGH/McClean psychiatry residency program. In this episode, Dr. Meeks and Dr. Poullos talk with Dr. Baig about the disability resources he utilized throughout his training, and his reasoning for pursuing psychiatry as a specialty.

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Episode 41: Dr. Dinesh Palipana show art Episode 41: Dr. Dinesh Palipana

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In this episode, Dr. Meeks and Poullos are joined by Dr. Dinesh Palipana. Dr. Palipana is a lawyer, doctor, researcher, disability advocate, and recipient of the 2021 Queensland Australia of the year award for his work advocating for doctors with disabilities. Dr. Palipana shares his personal experiences as a physician with a disability and how he works to create more inclusive medical spaces and attitudes, in Australia and the United States. 

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Episode 41: Dr. Dinesh Palipana show art Episode 41: Dr. Dinesh Palipana

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In this episode, Dr. Meeks and Poullos are joined by Dr. Dinesh Palipana. Dr. Palipana is a lawyer, doctor, researcher, disability advocate, and recipient of the 2021 Queensland Australia of the year award for his work advocating for doctors with disabilities. Dr. Palipana shares his personal experiences as a physician with a disability and how he works to create more inclusive medical spaces and attitudes, in Australia and the United States. 

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Episode 40: Dr. Daniel Woolridge show art Episode 40: Dr. Daniel Woolridge

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In the fourth installment in our series on BIPOC voices Dr. Woolridge and Dr. Meeks discuss Dr. Woolridge’s journey through medical school as a black man with a disability, the challenges of receiving accommodations for a cognitive disability, and what needs to change to make medicine more welcoming to BIPOC individuals and people with disabilities.

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Episode 39, Part II: Dr. Diana Cejas and Dr. Justin Bullock show art Episode 39, Part II: Dr. Diana Cejas and Dr. Justin Bullock

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In the third installment in our series on BIPOC voices we have a two-part interview with Dr. Diana Cejas and Dr. Justin Bullock who talk about the intersection between disability and race, their experiences as black physicians with disabilities, what it means to be a good ally, and the value of mentorship, sponsorship, and community throughout one’s career.    Guests:  Diana Cejas, MD, MPH Assistant professor of neurology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and faculty of the Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities   Justin Bullock, MD, MPH...

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Episode 39, Part I: Dr. Diana Cejas and Dr. Justin Bullock show art Episode 39, Part I: Dr. Diana Cejas and Dr. Justin Bullock

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In the third installment in our series on BIPOC voices we have a two-part interview with Dr. Diana Cejas and Dr. Justin Bullock who talk about the intersection between disability and race, their experiences as black physicians with disabilities, what it means to be a good ally, and the value of mentorship, sponsorship, and community throughout one’s career. Guests:  Diana Cejas, MD, MPH Assistant professor of neurology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and faculty of the Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities Justin Bullock, MD, MPH  Third year resident...

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Episode 38: Dr. Emmanuel Asenso Jr show art Episode 38: Dr. Emmanuel Asenso Jr

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In this episode, Dr. Meeks speaks with Emmanuel Asenso Jr., a fourth year medical student at Rowan SOM. Throughout their conversation, they discuss how soon to be doctor Asenso navigates patient encounters with a disability, how his identity as a Black man and an individual with a disability affects his experiences within the medical world, and the barriers that need to be eliminated in order to welcome more disabled individuals and more Black individuals into healthcare spaces. Guests:  Podcast Co-host, Lisa M. Meeks, PHD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, the University of Colorado...

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Episode 37: Dr. Hammad Aslam show art Episode 37: Dr. Hammad Aslam

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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...

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In this episode, Dr. Meeks speaks with Dr. Chris Sterwald, chief psychiatry resident at the University of Texas Southwestern about navigating medical training with a physical disability and creating diverse communities in medicine-- including disability.

Guest: Dr. Christopher Sterwald, Chief Psychiatry Resident, UT Southwestern