WEBTREATS: Resources for Disabled, Impaired or Reentering Physicians

This list, prepared by Resource Center Librarians from other sources, is provided for information only.  Referral to these sites does not imply the endorsement of The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of either the organization or their contents, expressed views, programs, or political activities.  Further, the College does not endorse any commercial products that may be advertised or available from these organizations or on these websites. This list is not meant to be comprehensive; the exclusion of a site does not reflect the quality of that site.  Please note that sites and URLs are subject to change without warning. Many of these pages provide basic information but have links with more detailed information and resources.  mash  3/27/2014

Please also refer to the WEBTREATs on  Career Planning for Ob/Gyn Residents  and  Depression and Postpartum Depression for related links.

Disability Organizations 

Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf

American Academy of Neurology

American Association of People with Disabilities

American Disability Association

American Epilepsy Society

American Medical Association - Virtual Mentor: Suggested Reading and Resources: Physician Health and Well-Being

American Psychiatric Association

Canadian Association of Physicians with Disabilities


Disability Resources

Harris Family Center for Disability and Health Policy 

Job Accomodation Network

National Center for the Dissemination of Disability Research

National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)

National Institute of Mental Health

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

National Organization on Disabilities

National Stroke Association

National Spinal Cord Injury Association

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)  

Reentry or Returning to Practice Resources 

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

American Medical Association - Physician Reentry

Cedars-Sinai Reentry Program

Center for Personalized Education for Physicians

Center for Professional Well-Being

Federation of State Medical Boards

Federation of State Physician Health Programs (FSPHP)

The Physician Reentry into the Workforce Project

RCOG Advice on Returning to Clinical Work after a Period of Absence Good Practice 1 (2010)

UCSD Physician Assessment and Clinical Education (PACE) 

Organizations Offering Nonclinical Career Opportunities 

Academy of Organizational and Occupational Psychiatry

Academy of Physicians in Clinical Research (APCR)

American Academy of Insurance Medicine

American College of Legal Medicine

American College of Physician Executives

American Medical Informatics Association

American Telemedicine Association

Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation

Academy for Health Services Research and Health Policy

National Society for Certified Healthcare Business Consultants


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