These modules, developed by Harvard Medical School, are intended to train medical educators and clinicians in patient care for sexual and gender minorities and offer more effective teaching strategies.
Learning Resources — Organizational Change
Demonstration Videos: Caring for LGBTQIA+ Patients and Clients
In collaboration with The Medical University of South Carolina, these videos demonstrate common scenarios that you may encounter in your work at a health care organization. They address common questions and issues that arise for frontline and clinical staff. We hope these videos can provide a valuable training tool for health care staff looking for sample language and best practices.
How to Evaluate Your Impact and Serve as a Change Agent
Finally, we will focus on how to evaluate your impact and serve as a change agent. Evaluation and dissemination are crucial when making changes in the learning environment and curriculum. By the end, you will be able to:
How to Scan Your Course or Clerkship Syllabus and Integrate Sexual and Gender Minority Health Content
We will now focus on curriculum integration. In particular, you will learn how to scan your course or clerkship syllabus and integrate content that is related to sexual and gender minority health.
How to Foster a Supportive Learning Environment in Your Course or Clerkship
Next, we will focus on the learning environment. You will learn how to foster a supportive learning environment in your course or clerkship. This is especially important when you are teaching about sexual and gender minority health content, and when you are teaching individuals who have been historically excluded, such as SGM-identified trainees.
Creating an Inclusive and Affirming Health Care Environment for Transgender and Gender Diverse Patients
Engaging Leadership and Organizational Change
Building an Academic Trans Health Program Panel
Combating Implicit and Unconscious Bias Toward Transgender and Gender Diverse People
Affirming Organizational and Human Resource Policies for an LGBTQIA+ Workforce
Building a space of equity and inclusion for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, and asexual and all sexual and gender minority (LGBTQIA+) people in health care is a critical step to address health disparities faced by these communities. However, the process of building inclusive spaces is one that takes significant time, analysis, and investment at every level of leadership. This guide presents strategies and considerations in driving organizational change for LGBTQIA+ inclusion and equity in health care.