WEBTREATS: Resources for Disabled, Impaired or Reentering Physicians

This list, prepared by ACOG 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, ACOG 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/jer 7/21/2017

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 and Hard of Hearing

American Academy of Neurology

American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD)

American Disability Association

American Epilepsy Society

American Medical Association – Creating Thriving Physician Practices

American Psychiatric Association

Canadian Association of Physicians with Disabilities


Harris Family Center for Disability and Health Policy

Job Accommodation Network

National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR)

National Institute of Mental Health

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

National Organization on Disabilities

National Stroke Association

Society of Healthcare Professionals with Disabilities

Society of Physicians with Disabilities

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA)

United Spinal Association

Vanderbilt University Medical Center – Center for Professional Health

Reentry or Returning to Practice Resources

Academy of Medical Royal Colleges – Return to Practice Guidance

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

American Medical Association – Physician Re-entry

Cedars-Sinai Reentry Program

Center for Personalized Education for Physicians

Federation of State Medical Boards

Federation of State Physician Health Programs (FSPHP)

Physician Reentry into the Workforce

UC San Diego – Physician Assessment and Clinical Education Program (PACE)

UCSD Physician Retraining and Reentry Program (PRR)

Organizations Offering Nonclinical Career Opportunities

Academy of Organizational and Occupational Psychiatry

Academy of Physicians in Clinical Research (APCR)

American Academy of Insurance Medicine

American Association for Physician Leadership

American College of Legal Medicine

American Medical Informatics Association

American Telemedicine Association

Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation

Academy for Health Services Research and Health Policy

National Society of Certified Healthcare Business Consultants 


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