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Accessibility Statement for ACP Online and Affiliated Web Properties
This is an accessibility statement from American College of Physicians, Inc.
Measures to support accessibility
American College of Physicians, Inc. takes the following measures to ensure accessibility of ACP Online and Affiliated Web Properties:
- Provide continual accessibility training for our staff.
- Assign clear accessibility goals and responsibilities.
- Utilize 3rd party experts to generate accessibility reviews and recommendations/road maps
The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. ACP Online and Affiliated Web Properties is partially conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA. Partially conformant means that some parts of the content do not fully conform to the accessibility standard.
Additional accessibility considerations
In mid-2021, we contracted with a 3rd party accessibility expert to conduct multiple accessibility reviews of various web properties and web applications, including www.acponline.org, annals.org, and MKSAP. We continue to iteratively advance our compliance with accessibility standards, informed by the recommendations in these accessibility reviews, for each of these properties.
We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of ACP Online and Affiliated Web Properties. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on ACP Online and Affiliated Web Properties:
- Phone: +1 800 227 1915
- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Postal Address: American College of Physicians, 190 N. Independence Mall West, Philadelphia, PA, 19106-1572
We try to respond to feedback within 2 business days.
Accessibility of ACP Online and Affiliated Web Properties relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:
These technologies are relied upon for conformance with the accessibility standards used.
Limitations and alternatives
Despite our best efforts to ensure accessibility of ACP Online and Affiliated Web Properties , there may be some limitations. Below is a description of known limitations, and potential solutions. Please contact us if you observe an issue not listed below.
Known limitations for ACP Online and Affiliated Web Properties:
- Video content: Some videos do not include closed captioning options because automated captioning tools frequently fail to properly caption complex medical terminology. The stakes of incorrect captioning are significant with such content. We are exploring and piloting options for improving captioning quality and reliability. Contact our Member and Product Support team to report an issue or request assistance.
American College of Physicians, Inc. assessed the accessibility of ACP Online and Affiliated Web Properties by the following approaches:
- External evaluation
This statement was created on 29 November 2021 using the W3C Accessibility Statement Generator Tool.