This course discusses Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, and Asexual (LGBTQIA+) health disparities, demographics, and terminology, as well as key strategies for bringing high-quality care to LGBTQIA+ people at health centers and other health care organizations. Inclusive and effective communication with LGBTQIA+ patients is also addressed.
This course was created to meet the 2-hour requirement for LGBTQ cultural competency training for Washington DC healthcare licensees. It also meets the requirement for cultural competency training for Oregon licensees, though it is relevant to professionals in all states.
Course created on August 2, 2021
- After this course, participants will be able to identify LGBTQIA+ terminology and demographics.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe health disparities in LGBTQIA+ populations.
- After this course, participants will be able to list ways to overcome barriers to care and prevention.
|5-80 Minutes||Achieving Health Equity|
|80-110 Minutes||Case Scenarios|
Alex S. Keuroghlian, MD, MPH (he/they) is Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School (HMS) and co-Director of the HMS Sexual and Gender Minority Health Equity Initiative, which leads longitudinal medical curriculum development and faculty development in sexual and gender minority health at HMS. He directs the National LGBTQIA+ Health Education Center at The Fenway Institute, an HRSA-funded cooperative agreement to improve care for LGBTQIA+ people across the US, as well as the HRSA-funded Evidence-Informed Interventions Coordinating Center for Technical Assistance, focused on care for sexual and gender minority people living with HIV. He established the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Psychiatry Gender Identity Program and is clerkship director for the fourth-year elective in sexual and gender minority health at HMS.
Mason J. Dunn, JD (he/they) is the Deputy Director of Education and Training Programs at the Fenway Institute. Mason is an attorney and brings their legal and advocacy experience to the Institute. They have worked in the LGBTQ+ equality movement for over 15 years across the country. Prior to joining Fenway, Mason was Executive Director of the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition where they successfully advocated for the advancement of nonbinary gender markers on Massachusetts state ID's, participated in coalition to address restrictions in healthcare and gender marker changes on Massachusetts birth certificates, and worked to build the coalition which passed state-wide nondiscrimination protections in public accommodations for transgender and nonbinary people. In 2018, Mason co-chaired the historic 2018 Yes on 3 campaign, which successfully defended Massachusetts' trans-inclusive public accommodation nondiscrimination law, in the nation's first-ever state-wide vote on transgender rights. Mason has also worked in state and local advocacy with GLSEN, Keshet, and many state-based equality organizations across the country.
Mason Dunn - Financial: In lieu of an honorarium, a donation was made by Continued to Fenway Institute. Mason Dunn is Deputy Director of Education and Training Programs at the Fenway Institute. Non-Financial: Mason Dunn has worked in state and local advocacy with GLSEN, Keshet, and many state-based equality organizations across the country.
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