People with Disabilities in the Health Professions

OEDP and NOND Release Proceedings Report of the Alliance Roundtable Discussion

The Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) and the National Organization of Nurses with Disabilities (NOND) held an all-day ODEP NOND Alliance Roundtable Discussion on March 18, 2014. The proceedings report, titled “Health Care Professionals with Disabilities Career Trends, Best Practices and Call-to-Action Policy Roundtable,” has been released. Discussion focused on barriers that impact the ability of people with disabilities, including veterans, to enroll in healthcare careers and obtain employment and necessary accommodations for an aging healthcare workforce.

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