We provide a monthly webinar series that will feature key topics on LGBT health and will offer CME/CEU credit. To be informed of the dates for this series, sign up for our email updates.
We offer closed captioning for our live webinars upon request. Please email us at least 5 business days before the webinar date if you are interested!
Reaching LGBTQ Communities and Engaging them in Health Care
Date/Time: November 12, 2014 2:00-3:00pm ET
Faculty: Benjamin Perkins, MDiv, Associate Director for Community Engagement at The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health
Description: With the Affordable Care Act expanding coverage to thousands of Americans, health centers are working to reach and understand the needs of population groups who are not fully engaged in the health care system, including LGBTQ populations. Benjamin Perkins, MDiv, Associate Director for Community Engagement at The Fenway Institute, Fenway Health, will explain best practices in community engagement that will help you learn more about the needs of LGBTQ people in your community, including developing community advisory groups, running focus groups, and producing materials to “get the word out” about community events. In addition, the webinar will address how to structure building these partnerships to create lasting relationships within the community.that surround the bisexual community.
Breast Cancer Risk and Prevention in Sexual Minority Women
Date/Time: November 19, 2014 2:00-3:00pm ET
Faculty: Jennifer Potter, MD, Fenway Health and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
Description: Research suggests that sexual minority women (SMW) are at a greater risk for developing breast cancer than their heterosexual counterparts, and that they are less likely to have routine preventative screening. This webinar will feature Dr. Jennifer Potter, the Women’s Health Program Director at Fenway Health and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. Dr. Potter will describe the results of a risk-assessment intervention and its efficacy in reaching sexual minority women. In addition, she will outline strategies to reducing risk among high-risk SMW.
Save the date! Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in the Electronic Health Record, December 15, 2014.
More information coming soon