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Achieving Health Equity for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People

Resource Topic: Special and Vulnerable Populations

Resource Type: Archived Webinar

Primary Audience: Clinicians

Language: English

Developed by: The National LGBT Health Education Center at The Fenway Institute (See other resources developed by this organization.)

Resource Summary: Healthy People 2020 and the Institute of Medicine have identified key health disparities faced by the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) population. This session provides an overview of LGBT health disparities, demographics, and terminology, as well as key strategies for bringing high quality care to LGBT people at health centers and other health care organizations. Strategies for collection of sexual orientation and gender identity data in clinical settings will be addressed. Participants will also learn about creating LGBT-inclusive environments of care and about the intersections of LGBT health, population health and team-based care.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,375,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.