Elizabeth Pendo

University of Washington School of Law

Elizabeth Pendo is the Kellye Y. Testy Professor of Law and Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the University of Washington School of Law, and a Senior Scholar at the UCSF/UC Law Consortium on Law, Science & Health Policy. She is an expert in disability law and theory, health law and policy, and bioethics and the law, and a member of the Executive Council of the UW Population Health Initiative and affiliate faculty of UW’s multidisciplinary Disability Studies Program. Professor Pendo’s research uses a disability justice framework to study the impact of healthcare and antidiscrimination laws on outcomes and experiences of people with disabilities and other disadvantaged groups in order to promote equity and inclusion in healthcare systems, workplaces, and communities. She has published over 50 journal articles, books, and other publications, and is a co-author of a leading casebook, Health Law: Cases, Materials and Problems, 9th ed. (West).

Presentation (PPT format): Disability Algorithmic Discrimination in Health Care