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LGBTI Health Grand Rounds available on YouTube

Del Ray Zimmerman
February 22, 2018

Did you miss last month's LGBTI Health Grand Rounds? It's now available on our YouTube playlist. Just click here to watch. About the video: Magda Houlberg, M.D., Chief Clinical Director of Howard Brown Health Center in Chicago, presents "Transgender Healthcare at the Crossroads," offering a compelling look at the state of care for transgender and gender nonconforming individuals and offering insight on what's needed to achieve greater health equity. 

Vanderbilt Program for LGBTI Health Announces Position

Del Ray Zimmerman
December 18, 2017

We're expanding! The Vanderbilt Program for LGBTI Health is seeking to hire a research analyst to its team. Among other duties, the successful candidate will coordinate research activities for a newly funded initiative to examine dental health outcomes in the LGBTQI community.  To view the position description and to apply, visit this link.Please forward to qualified individuals in your networks.

2018 Southern LGBTQ Health Symposium Announced

December 15, 2017

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/southern-lgbtq-health-symposium-tickets-40927607576

The inaugural Southern LGBTQ Health Symposium administered by the Vanderbilt University Medical Center Program for LGBTI Health has been announced for March 3, 2018 at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (Light Hall) in Nashville, TN. Topics includes: HIV & PReP, Policies and Practices for LGBT Health Programs, Gender Confirmation Surgery, and Developing Community Partnerships.

Ehrenfeld named Diversity Champion

Kathy Whitney
December 1, 2017

https://news.vanderbilt.edu/2017/10/19/tennessee-hospital-association-honors-ehrenfelds-diversity-efforts/

Please join us in congratulating Jesse Ehrenfeld, M.D., MPH, who was recently named as Diversity Champion by the Tennessee Hospital Association (THA). Ehrenfeld, who directs the Vanderbilt Program for LGBTI Health, was given the honor last month for his outstanding contributions in leadership and workplace diversity and inclusion.

Community Advisory Board Applications Available Through Dec. 31

Del Ray Zimmerman
October 27, 2017

Lend your voice and expertise to the Vanderbilt Program for LGBTI Health's new Community Advisory Board. We are seeking 12-15 individuals who can serve two-year appointments and help us ensure the highest level of patient care at Vanderbilt University Medical Center by providing guidance on clinical services, community outreach, patient experience, and policy. Board members must be able to meet quarterly and represent the program at special events throughout the year. We are looking for diverse candidates who represent the entire LGBTQI community.

LGBT-Focused Employee Resource Groups

Del Ray Zimmerman
October 27, 2017

The Vanderbilt Program for LGBTI Health seeks to create two new employee resource groups for sexual and gender minority employees at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.  An employee resource group (ERG) is a voluntary, employee-led group that fosters a diverse, inclusive workplace aligned with organizational mission, values, goals, business practices and objectives. One group will focus on LGBTQI employees, while the second one will focus specifically on transgender employees. 

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