The LGBT Health Line: Newsletter of the National LGBT Health Education Center

The LGBT Health Line:
Newsletter of the National LGBT Health Education Center
June 2014
 
June is LGBT Pride Month!
The National LGBT Health Education Center continues to work to improve access to high quality, cost-effective health care for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People during LGBT Pride Month. This June, the Education Center is featuring two webinars (see below) and Director Harvey J Makadon is speaking at the second annual Minority HIV and Health Disparities Conference in Biloxi, Mississippi.

Understanding and Assessing the Sexual Health of Transgender Patients

In this webinar, Dr. Tim Cavanaugh, Medical Director of Fenway Health’s Transgender Health Program, will lead a discussion on how clinicians can provide effective sexual health care, including HIV prevention, for transgender and gender nonconforming people. The webinar will include videos of leaders in the transgender community who describe their perceptions of what high quality care means to them and ways in which providers can offer sexual health care and HIV prevention that is based on trust and understanding.

Pathways to LGBT Parenthood: Assisted Reproduction and Adoption

  • Date/Time: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 2:00-3:00pm ET
  • Faculty: Kim Bergman, PhD, Growing Generations and Family Equality Council, and Ethan Brackett, MD, Fenway Health
  • Sponsors: The Family Equality Council and the National LGBT Health Education Center
  • Register

In the U.S., about three million parents are LGBT people, and many more desire to become parents. In this webinar, Kim Bergman, PhD and Ethan Brackett, MD will discuss ways in which health care providers can assist same-sex couples and other LGBT patients in their pursuit of becoming parents. The speakers will touch on the often complex clinical and mental health aspects related to the process of adoption, fostering, surrogacy, and donor insemination. This webinar is the second in a two-part series with the Family Equality Council. To watch the first webinar “on demand,” click here.

On-Demand Webinars
 
We offer over 20 on-demand webinars on topics such as:
  • Introduction to LGBT Health
  • LGBT Health Care Under the Affordable Care Act
  • LGBT Youth
  • LGBT Older Adults
  • HIV Prevention
  • Transgender Health Care
  • Cross-Gender Hormone Therapy
  • Same-Sex Domestic Violence
  • and more!

For more information, click here!

Free CME/CEU Credits

Additionally, all of our webinars are certified for FREE CME/CEU credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians.  Click here to learn more about our CME/CEU credits.
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Who We Are
 
The National LGBT Health Education Center provides educational programs, resources, and consultation to health care organizations with the goal of optimizing quality, culturally responsive, cost-effective health care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people.

1340 Boylston Street, 8th Floor
Boston, MA 02215
 
This publication was produced by the National LGBT Health Education Center, The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health with funding under cooperative agreement# U30CS22742 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Bureau of Primary Health Care. The contents of this publication are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of HHS or HRSA.

 

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