Resources for Providers
Foregoing treatment for a seemingly small problem can lead to the development of chronic conditions, but that’s a risk many gender and sexual minorities are willing to take. Often, the reluctance to seek medical care comes from expectations of discrimination — a fear...MORE
Source: USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work Department of Nursing
Implementing Curricular and Institutional Climate Changes to Improve Health Care for Individuals Who Are LGBT, Gender Nonconforming, or Born with DSD: A Resource for Medical Educators: 314-page guide from the Association of American Medical Colleges provides guidance to medical schools and how to become more welcoming institutions and how to integrate training on LGBT health issues into curricula. Free download of the full report and the Executive Summary. [Source: Association of American Medical Colleges]
Healthy People 2020: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health: Overview of unique health issues and health disparities faced by LGBT individuals and federal government LGBT health initiatives.
MedlinePlus: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Health: Patient education resources from the National Library of Medicine and other sources. Includes resources for specific populations, including men, women, parents, kids and caregivers.
Centers for Disease Control: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health: Public health resources, with guides specific for Gay and Bisexual Men and Women, Transgender People, and LGBT Youth.
GLMA: Health Professionals Advancing LGBT Equality: Association that serves LGBT health professionals, patients and families. GLMA has created individual guides for Gay Men, Lesbian Women, Bisexuals and Transgender Persons for talking with their doctors.
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