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|How I Made Disability Education a Priority at UVA|
Kayla Karvonen, a medical student at the University of Virginia Medical School was disappointed with the level of medical curriculum dedicated to the needs of individuals with disabilities. Learn about how Kayla partnered with the Dean of UVA, created the Caring for Persons with Disabilities Initiative, and ultimately implemented a disability thread.
"My hope is that creating UVA's disability thread is a small step towards training the next generation of physicians to be confident and competent in caring for persons with disabilities consequently reducing healthcare disparities and increasing patient satisfaction."
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