Join the Virtual Symposium ‘A Conversation on Disability Rights’

Don’t miss “A Conversation on Disability Rights” presented by the UW School of Medicine and Public Health as part of the Hot Topics in Public Health Symposium. The event will take place virtually on Thursday, April 21 from 5:30-7 p.m. on YouTube. (You do not need a YouTube account to view the event.) The event will have live captioning and live ASL interpretation. 

The evening will feature Judith (Judy) E. Heumann, a nationally-renowned lifelong advocate for the rights of disabled people, and Kristen Joiner, a UW–Madison alumna who is a writer and activist and co-authors books with Judy. The discussion with them will be moderated by William Schwab, MD, professor and vice chair of education in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health. This event is presented in partnership with the Path of Distinction in Public Health. 

Go to to learn more about the event, RSVP, get the view link, and submit a question.

Poster for "A Conversation on Disability" event on April 21 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Details in the web post.