Dr. Gal Mayer is the former Medical Director of the Callen-Lorde Community Health Center, a New York City health center with a mission to meet the healthcare needs of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities. He is a board-certified internist and AAHIVM-certified HIV Specialist.
Dr. Mayer has been providing medical care at Callen-Lorde since 1997 and was appointed as Medical Director in 2005. He has authored published research, abstracts, and textbook chapters, as well as lectured internationally on his areas of interest: LGBT health, transgender care, HIV care, and anal cancer screening and prevention. He also serves on the board of the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA) and co-chairs the GLBT Advisory Committee of the American Medical Association (AMA).
Dr. Mayer earned a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from the State University of New York at Albany, a Master’s degree in Journalism from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, and a Medical Doctorate from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He completed his residency at New York University Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital – where he also served as a Chief Resident in 2000.