|MUSC’s inaugural LGBTQ+ Health Equity Summit on April 7 & 8, 2022 will be virtual and FREE to attend, and will feature some of the country’s leading experts on health equity for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex and asexual (LGBTQ+) community. It’s open to healthcare providers of all disciplines, researchers, academics, advocates, and anyone who wishes to expand their understanding of the unique experiences of LGBTQ+ individuals and discuss issues affecting the health of this community.
The Summit will be two full days of VIRTUAL programming that will include 6 dynamic keynote speakers and 7 breakout sessions (with 14 different sessions to choose from!).
Session Topics Include: Primary care needs of LGBTQ+ patients Conversations about the intersection of race and LGBTQ+ identity Minority stress and mental health Adult and pediatric transgender care Understanding what it means to be Intersex Supporting the families of LGBTQ+ youth LGBTQ+ health research
Admiral Rachel Levine, MD, Assistant Secretary for Health for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the first transgender official confirmed by the U.S. Senate, will be the opening keynote speaker. Other nationally known speakers will include Dr. Ilan Meyer (Senior Scholar for Public Policy at the Williams Institute at UCLA), Dr. Maya Green (Chief Medical Officer at Howard Brown Health in Chicago), Dr. Jack Turban (Chief Fellow in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Stanford University School of Medicine), and Dr. Tonia Poteat (Associate Professor of Social Medicine at UNC-Chapel Hill, as well as core faculty in the UNC Center for Health Equity Research). Breakout sessions will also feature some of our own faculty, as we showcase the amazing leadership in LGBTQ+ care happening right here at MUSC.
Click here to view the Summit Program and the full line-up of speakers and breakout sessions. Even though the event is free, you must register to attend.
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