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:
Learning Resources — Learning Modules
How to Weave Intersectional Identities and Lived Experience into Teaching Cases without Stereotyping or Causing Offense
This module will help you understand the concept of intersectional identities and provide a framework for including them responsibly in teaching cases and case presentations. By the completion of this module, 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.
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.
In this module, we’ll walk you through how to develop sensitive and affirming communication skills, which are essential for inclusive, safe, and high-quality medical education experiences with students, as well as clinical care experiences with patients. By the end of this module, you will be able to:
In this module, we will describe how implicit bias and power imbalances across medical education and clinical settings are key factors influencing the quality of medical education experiences for students, as well as clinical care experiences for patients. By the end of this module, you will be able to:
In this module, you will learn about sexual and gender minority health inequities. Health inequities are differences in health status or in the distribution of health resources between different population groups, arising from the social conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work, and age. Understanding and being sensitive to these inequities and how they impact an individual’s full picture of health will make you a better teacher and practitioner. By the completion of this module, you will be able to:
This module will provide you with basic concepts and terminology that you need to know to start or expand teaching sexual and gender minority health content in your course or clerkship. By the completion of this module, you will be able to:
The overarching objectives of the modules are to provide the tools you will need to incorporate best practices in sexual and gender minority health education into your courses and clerkships, and to empower you to serve as an ambassador for sexual and gender minority health equity. You are key to this journey, which would not be possible without you. We honor the creativity you will bring to enhancing sexual and gender minority health education. We hope you will enjoy incorporating new materials and methods into your teaching and medical education leadership. And most important of all, we celebrate the fact that your actions will set a new standard for evidence-based affirming care for sexual and gender minority people.
In this module, we explore shifting our perspectives on Trans and Gender-Diverse (TGD) from a focus on disparities to a focus on resiliencies and strengths, and how health centers can build and promote this strength.