Learn about LGBTQIA+ health disparities, demographics, and terminology, as well as key strategies for bringing high-quality care to LGBTQIA+ people at hearing health centers and other health care organizations. Learn about inclusive and effective communication with LGBTQIA+ patients in a hearing healthcare setting.
Course created on September 1, 2021
- After this course, participants will be able to list LGBTQIA+ terminology and demographics.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify health disparities in LGBTQIA+ populations.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe ways to overcome barriers to care and prevention.
|5-80 Minutes||Achieving Health Equity|
|80-110 Minutes||Case Scenarios|
Alex S. Keuroghlian, MD, MPH (he/they) is Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School (HMS) and co-Director of the HMS Sexual and Gender Minority Health Equity Initiative, which leads longitudinal medical curriculum development and faculty development in sexual and gender minority health at HMS. He directs the National LGBTQIA+ Health Education Center at The Fenway Institute, an HRSA-funded cooperative agreement to improve care for LGBTQIA+ people across the US, as well as the HRSA-funded Evidence-Informed Interventions Coordinating Center for Technical Assistance, focused on care for sexual and gender minority people living with HIV. He established the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Psychiatry Gender Identity Program and is clerkship director for the fourth-year elective in sexual and gender minority health at HMS.
Mason J. Dunn, JD (he/they) is the Deputy Director of Education and Training Programs at the Fenway Institute. Mason is an attorney and brings their legal and advocacy experience to the Institute. They have worked in the LGBTQ+ equality movement for over 15 years across the country. Prior to joining Fenway, Mason was Executive Director of the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition where they successfully advocated for the advancement of nonbinary gender markers on Massachusetts state ID's, participated in coalition to address restrictions in healthcare and gender marker changes on Massachusetts birth certificates, and worked to build the coalition which passed state-wide nondiscrimination protections in public accommodations for transgender and nonbinary people. In 2018, Mason co-chaired the historic 2018 Yes on 3 campaign, which successfully defended Massachusetts' trans-inclusive public accommodation nondiscrimination law, in the nation's first-ever state-wide vote on transgender rights. Mason has also worked in state and local advocacy with GLSEN, Keshet, and many state-based equality organizations across the country.
Non-financial: Alex Keuroghlian has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Mason Dunn: Financial: In lieu of an honorarium, a donation was made by Continued to Fenway Institute. Mason Dunn has worked in the LGBTQ+ equality movement for over 15 years across the country in a variety of roles.
Non-financial: Mason Dunn has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
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Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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