Wednesday Aug 11, 2021

Medicine’s Disability Blind Spot: Vaccine Roll-out, Privilege, and Access

An outlook at how disabled lives have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and, in particular, by the current vaccine roll-out. Alice Wong, a disabled activist, and Alyssa Burgart, an anesthesiologist and ethicist at Stanford University, tell Medical Humanities' Editor-in-Chief, Brandy Schillace, how disabled lives have been overlooked in this crisis, as the very systems and designs of medicine cater to the able-bodied. Read the transcript on the Medical Humanities blog (

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