Resources for Students and Educators

LGBTI Medical Education Research

  1. Breyer BN, Smith JF, Eisenberg ML, Ando KA, Rowen TS and Shindel AW (2010). The impact of sexual orientation on sexuality and sexual practices in North American medical students. The journal of sexual medicine. 7 (7): 2391-2400. [PMID: 20384941]
  2. Kelley L, Chou CL, Dibble SL and Robertson PA (2008). A critical intervention in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender health: knowledge and attitude outcomes among second-year medical students. Teaching and learning in medicine. 20 (3): 248-253. [PMID: 18615300]
  3. Leeper H, Chang E, Cotter G, MacIntosh P, Scott F, Apantaku L, Broutman L and Lazarus C (2007). A student-designed and student-led sexual-history-taking module for second-year medical students. Teaching and learning in medicine. 19 (3): 293-301. [PMID: 17594226]
  4. McGarvey E, Peterson C, Pinkerton R, Keller A and Clayton A (2003). Medical students' perceptions of sexual health issues prior to a curriculum enhancement. International journal of impotence research. 15 Suppl 5: S58-66. [PMID:14551579]
  5. Merchant RC, Jongco AM, 3rd and Woodward L (2005). Disclosure of sexual orientation by medical students and residency applicants. Academic medicine. 80 (8): 786. [PMID: 16043537]
  6. Obedin-Maliver J, Goldsmith ES, Stewart L, White W, Tran E, Brenman S, Wells M, Fetterman DM, Garcia G and Lunn MR (2011). Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender-related content in undergraduate medical education. JAMA. 306 (9): 971-977. [PMID: 21900137]
  7. Parish SJ and Clayton AH (2007). Sexual medicine education: review and commentary. The journal of sexual medicine. 4 (2): 259-267 [PMID:17367420]
  8. Risdon C, Cook D and Willms D (2000). Gay and lesbian physicians in training: a qualitative study. CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal. 162 (3): 331-334. [PMID: 10693588]
  9. Sanchez NF, Rabatin J, Sanchez JP, Hubbard S and Kalet A (2006). Medical students' ability to care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered patients. Family medicine. 38 (1): 21-27. [PMID:16378255]
  10. Shindel AW, Ando KA, Nelson CJ, Breyer BN, Lue TF and Smith JF (2010). Medical student sexuality: how sexual experience and sexuality training impact U.S. and Canadian medical students' comfort in dealing with patients' sexuality in clinical practice. Academic medicine. 85 (8): 1321-1330. [PMID: 20671459]
  11. Solursh DS, Ernst JL, Lewis RW, Prisant LM, Mills TM, Solursh LP, Jarvis RG and Salazar WH (2003). The human sexuality education of physicians in North American medical schools. International journal of impotence research. 15 Suppl 5: S41-45. [PMID:14551576]
  12. Tamas RL, Miller KH, Martin LJ and Greenberg RB (2010). Addressing patient sexual orientation in the undergraduate medical education curriculum. Academic psychiatry. 34 (5): 342-345. [PMID:20833902]
  13. Wittenberg A and Gerber J (2009). Recommendations for improving sexual health curricula in medical schools: results from a two-arm study collecting data from patients and medical students. The journal of sexual medicine. 6 (2): 362-368. [PMID:19215615]
  14. Corliss HL, Shankle MD, Moyer MB. (2007) Research, curricula, and resources related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender health in US schools of public health. Am J Public Health. Jun;97(6):1023-7. [PMID:17463373]
  15. Tesar CM, Rovi SL. (1998) Survey of curriculum on homosexuality/bisexuality in departments of family medicine. Fam Med. Apr;30(4):283-7. [PMID: 9568499]
  16. Robb N (1996). Medical schools seek to overcome "invisibility" of gay patients, gay issues in curriculum. CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal. 155 (6): 765-770. [PMID:8823221]
  17. Rondahl G. (2009) Students inadequate knowledge about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons. Int J Nurs Educ Scholarsh; 6(1):Article11 [PMID:19341355]
  18. Chapman R, Watkins R, Zappia T, Nicol P, Shields L. (2012) Nursing and medical students' attitude, knowledge and beliefs regarding lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender parents seeking health care for their children. J Clin Nurs. Apr;21(7-8):938-45. [PMID: 22008095]
  19. Coker TR, Austin SB, Schuster MA. (2009) Health and healthcare for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth: reducing disparities through research, education, and practice. J Adolesc Health. Sep;45(3):213-5. [PMID:19699415]

 

Online Presentations / Videos on LGBTI Health

  1. Fenway Modules
  2. American Medical Association: Patient Sexual Health History: What You Need to Know to Help
  3. American Medical Association & The Fenway Institute: Meeting the Health Care Needs of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People: Ending Invisibility, presented by Harvey J. Makadon, MD
  4. CDC Podcast:
  5. SAMSHA: Top Health Issues for LGBT Populations (store.samhsa.gov/shin/content//SMA12-4684/SMA12-4684.ppt)
  6. Physicians for Reproductive Health: Standardized Case Presentation on Coming Out
  7. Twitter Counter (Website Tool): Counts the number of times words like "fag," "dyke," etc. are used on Twitter during various time periods. Courtesy of thinkb4youspeak.com.

 

Professional Reports

  1. When Health Care Isn’t Caring: Lambda Legal’s Survey of Discrimination Against LGBT People and People with HIV
  2. Healthcare Equality Index: Creating a National Standard for Equal Treatment of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Patients and Their Families.
  3. Healthy People 2020: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Health.
  4. Institute of Medicine Report:  The health of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people : building a foundation for better understanding.
  5. Center for American Progress: How to close the LGBT disparities gap.
  6. The Fenway guide to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender health
  7. Hate violence against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in the United States
  8. All of the Above: LGBT People of Color
  9. The Health of Sexual Minorities: Public Health Perspectives on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Populations
  10. Unequal Opportunity: Health Disparities Affecting Gay and Bisexual Men in the United States
  11. Department of Health and Human Services: Scientific Workshop on Lesbian Health 2000
  12. The Williams Institute. Same-sex Couples in Census 2010: Race and Ethnicity
  13. The Williams Institute. Family Formation and Raising Children Among Same-sex Couples

 

National Recommendations

  1. AAMC Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and/or Disorders of Sex Development-affected Patient Care Project - Curriculum Recommendations
  2. AMA Policies on GLBT Issues
  3. Association of American Medical Colleges. 2007 Joint AAMC-GSA and AAMC-OSR Recommendations regarding Institutional Programs and Educational Activities to Address the Needs of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender (GLBT) Students and Patients.
  4. Department of Health and Human Services. (2011). Better health and well being: making improvements for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) Americans.
  5. Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. (2013). LGBT Issues in Curriculum White Paper