Ending LGBT Invisibility and Disparities in Health Care

Tuesday, September 18, 2012
4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

URMC Auditorium K-307 (3-6408)


Harvey J. Makadon, MD; Director, National LGBT Health Education Center, The Fenway Institute; Clinical Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School. This program will describe health disparities found among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people, and some of the factors that influence these disparities. Participants will learn strategies for: 1) Inquiring about and being supportive of a patient’s sexual orientation and gender identity; 2) Taking a sensitive history with LGBT people; and 3) Creating an inclusive and welcoming care environment. Sponsored by the Office of Diversity. Register by emailing grace_fuller@urmc.rochester.edu.