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1st Annual Interprofessional LGBTQ Health Conference
WhenSaturday, Apr 6, 2019, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Campus locationSouth Campus Center (SOCC)
Event typesConferences, Information Sessions, Lectures/Seminars, Special Events, Workshops
Event sponsorsQ Center, School of Public Health, Queerx -  Pharmacy LGBTQ+ and Ally Association
Description

The University of Washington 1st Annual Interprofessional LGBTQ Health Conference is a community-organized and led event promoting the exploration of the health care needs of LGBTQ communities. The conference will provide a forum to share knowledge and research across disciplines, invite cross-disciplinary critique and conversation, and collaborate with community partners. Through discussions around institutionalized racism in health care, addressing LGBTQ erasure in health care curriculum, engaging clinicians and researchers in social justice and advocacy, establishing an interdisciplinary network of LGBTQ health professionals, and educating current and future health care providers, this event aims to promote the advancement of LGBTQ health.

We invite interested individuals to attend this conference, including undergraduate and graduate students of the health professions as well as faculty/staff of these programs, current health care workers, researchers, health policy specialists, advocates, and community members interested in addressing health equity issues for LGBTQ individuals.

Research track: The research track is a venue for sharing data-driven research on the health and well-being of LGBTQ communities across diverse health related disciplines.

Clinical track: The clinical track sessions will focus on related topic areas important to the clinical care of LGBTQ patients, including primary care, mental health, sexual and reproductive health, and gender affirming medical care.

Social Justice & Advocacy track: The social justice and advocacy track is a forum for the presentation and discussion of social justice for LGBTQ communities, as well as a venue for improving individual and institutional practices for advocating for LGBTQ health.

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Deadline January 19, 2019 is.gd…

Questions? Email us at uwlgbtqhc@gmail.com

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