The National LGBT Health Education Center Upcoming Webinars

The LGBT Health Line:
Newsletter of the National LGBT Health Education Center
November 2014
Upcoming Webinars
Reaching LGBTQ Communities and Engaging them in Health Care

Date/Time: November 12, 2014, 2:00pm ET
Faculty: Benjamin Perkins, MDiv, and Coco Alinsung, Fenway Health, Boston, MA
Description: With the Affordable Care Act expanding coverage to thousands of Americans, health centers are working to reach and understand the needs of population groups who are not fully engaged in the health care system, including LGBTQ populations. Benjamin Perkins, MDiv, Associate Director for Community Engagement at The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, will explain best practices in community engagement that will help you learn more about the needs of LGBTQ people in your community, including developing community advisory groups, running focus groups, and producing materials to “get the word out” about community events. In addition, the webinar will address how to structure building these partnerships to create lasting relationships within the community.that surround the bisexual community.
Breast Cancer Risk and Prevention in Lesbian and Bisexual Women

Date/Time: November 19, 2014 2:00-3:00pm ET
Faculty: Jennifer Potter, MD, Fenway Health and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
Description: Recommendations for breast cancer screening are not standardized across organizations, causing confusion for patients and providers. In this webinar, Dr. Jennifer Potter, the Women’s Health Program Director at Fenway Health and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston will explain how varying screening guidelines can be interpreted, with a particular focus on screening for lesbian and bisexual women (a population group that may have more risk factors, yet lower screening rates).  In addition, she will describe the feasibility and acceptability of routine breast cancer risk assessment in an urban, LGBT health center, and identify preventive strategies to reduce breast cancer risk among high-risk women.

On-Demand Webinars
We offer over 20 on-demand webinars on topics such as Supporting Homeless LGBTQ Youth through Better Access to Care, and others:
  • 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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