Upcoming Webinars in March

The National LGBT Health Education Center is excited to announce the following upcoming live webinars in March.

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March 19, 2pm-3pm ET"Sexual Health and Wellness for LGBTQIA+ Older Adults"
March 25 , 1pm-2pm ET "Caring for Intersex Patients at Health Centers"
March 25 , 1pm-2pm ET "Diabetes, Heart Health and LGBTQIA+ People"
March 26, 2pm-3pm ET "Transgender Health and Medical-Legal Partnerships"

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New Conference Recordings Available

Four new recorded talks from Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health in November of 2019, are now accessible on our website for ongoing learning. You can watch them at the links below.

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In the News: Pubertal Suppression and Decreased Lifetime Suicidal Ideation

A new study by The Fenway Institute entitled, "Pubertal Suppression for Transgender Youth and Risk of Suicidal Ideation," examines associations between access to pubertal suppression and suicidality. The study demonstrates a significant inverse association between treatment with pubertal suppression during adolescence and lifetime suicidal ideation among transgender adults who ever wanted this treatment. It suggests that pubertal suppression for transgender adolescents who want this treatment is associated with favorable mental health outcomes. This research was recently published in Pediatrics, the official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics. The online version of this article is available here.

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Register for Advancing Excellence in Sexual and Gender Minority Health Conference

Advancing Excellence in Sexual and Gender Minority Health is a national CME course developed in response to a high volume of queries from clinicians and health care staff seeking to learn about providing high-quality care for patients who identify as a sexual or gender minority.

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New Journal Article: Planning a Transgender Health Program

"A Blueprint for Planning and Implementing a Transgender Health Program" was recently published in the journal, Annals of Family Medicine. Authored by Director of Training and Education Programs, Dr. Alex S. Keuroghlian, Dr. Anna M. Morenz, Cei A. Lambert, and Dr. Ruben Hopwood, this article presents a blueprint for planning and implementing a transgender health program within a primary care practice in order to enhance the capacity of the health care system to meet the physical and mental health needs of this underserved population.

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In the News: Study shows link between conversion efforts and suicidality

This new study was published in JAMA Psychiatry: Association Between Recalled Exposure to Gender Identity Conversion Efforts and Psychological Distress and Suicide Attempts Among Transgender Adults. You can find the original journal article here (JAMA requires either a subscription or a one-time payment to view the full text).

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