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Best Practices in Medical Education Grand Rounds

Location: Virtual

Date: Thursday, May 27, 2021

Time: 7:30–8:30 a.m.

Contact: Michael Dean

About the Event

Join us for the next installment of Best Practices in Medical Education Grand Rounds, featuring Nalinda Charnsangavej, M.D., presenting “Disability as Diversity: Enhancing Access and Inclusion of Individuals with Disabilities in Medical Education.” Charnsangavej is an assistant professor and Pediatric Residency Program Director at the Dell Medical School at the University of Texas at Austin.

Email Michael Dean for the Zoom information.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this presentation, the audience participant should be able to:

  • Discuss the current state of trainees with disabilities in medical education.
  • Identify and discuss the most common barriers to inclusion for trainees with disabilities in medical education.
  • Review current Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) employment standards to ensure understanding of legal supports, barriers, and responsibilities of employees and employers.
  • Identify and use practices to support inclusion of individuals with disabilities in medical training.

Target Audience

  • Primary: Dell Medical School faculty, staff, and medical students


This activity has been designed to promote some of the following desired physician attributes and competencies:

  • ACGME: Medical Knowledge
  • IOM: Employ evidenced-based practice

Speaker Disclosure

Charnsangavej, speaker for this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationship(s) within eligible companies to disclose.

Planner Disclosure

Emily Vinas, Ed.D.; LuAnn Wilkerson, Ed.D.; Dayna Diven, M.D.; Daniel Richards, M.D.; Jonathan MacClements, M.D.; Deborah Bergfeld, M.D.; Kim Brown, M.D.; John Luk, M.D. and Michael Dean, planners for this educational activity, have no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

Accreditation Statement

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School designates this internet live course for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This course has been designated by The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School for 1 credit(s) of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

Best Practices in Medical Education Grand Rounds is generously supported by the Massey Family Endowed Excellence Fund for Dell Medical School.