Please join GRU Equality, the MCG Office of Student and Multicultural Affairs, the GRU Office of Diversity and Inclusion, the GRU College of Nursing, Lambda Alliance at GRU, and the entire GRU community as we celebrate LGBT Health Awareness Week 2014 with a full week of educational events focused on the health needs, disparities, and concerns of LGBTQ people.
Events this year include a patient-provider panel & community resource fair, a workshop on policies and practices relevant to LGBT patient care, a keynote address on diversity and inclusion from a leader in LGBT nursing, a screening of a documentary on transgender primary care, and the launching of a new training initiative at GRU.
Faculty, staff, and students are encouraged to join us in order to raise their awareness of LGBT health issues and develop the clinical knowledge & skills to improve the everyday healthcare experiences of patients from the LGBTQ community & their providers.
For more information visit the Come Out for Health website or facebook page.
GRU Equality, along with the MCG Office of Diversity Affairs, GRU Office of Diversity and Inclusion, GRU College of Nursing, Lambda Alliance at GRU, and AMA-Medical Student Section at MCG, is excited to announce the 2nd annual Come Out for Health Week at Georgia Regents University in celebration of National LGBT Health Awareness Week 2013.
Events this year include a patient-provider panel & community resource fair, an interactive workshop on taking an inclusive sexual history, a lecture on the unique considerations of transgender health, and a whirlwind overview of all the disparities, inequities and anxieties that encompass LGBT health.
We’re proud to be hosting speakers such as Shane Snowdon, HRC Director of Health and Aging and founder of the nation’s first LGBT office in a health or health education setting, and Dr. Jason Schneider, faculty at Emory School of Medicine and co-founder of the AMA Advisory Committee on GLBT Issues.
Faculty, staff, and students are encouraged to join us in order raise their awareness of LGBT health issues and develop the clinical knowledge & skills to improve the everyday healthcare experiences of patients from the LGBTQ community.
For more information, click here or email Justin Neisler.
We will be joining the National Coalition for LGBT Health in their 9th annual celebration of LGBTQ Health Awareness Week. In keeping with the week's theme, "Come Out for Health", we will be inviting and challenging the supporters and allies we have through campus to "come-out" in support of our organization and cause. Events include an LGBT Cultural Competent Care Panel, campus and community adertivsing, and identification of LGBT-friendly providers. PLEASE BEGIN TO SPREAD THE WORD AND EXCITEMENT. More details will follow as they are arranged.
Our next regular business meeting will be Monday, March 19th from noon to 1 in the Terrace Dining Hall of the GHS Medical Center. The primary focus will be finalizing plans and duties for the upcoming LGBT Health Awareness Week. Please join us as everyone's effort will be needed to make our first events as successful as possible.
We are an independent gay-straight alliance of faculty, staff, and graduate/professional students at Georgia Regents University with a mission to build a supportive environment for all our LGBTQ employees, students, patients, & visitors. Thank you for your support!