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Register now for the upcoming 2021 Southern LGBTQ Health Symposium. This virtual series features experts from around the region discussing health issues affecting the LGBTQ community. As healthcare is more difficult to access in Southern states, the gathering is a great opportunity to connect and share available resources. Providers, trainees, students, and community members are encouraged to attend. 

This year, we will be hosting a series of virtual lectures on Zoom. All sessions will begin on Thursdays at 12:00 pm CDT/1:00 pm EDT.

To Register, go to bit.ly/2021SouthernLGBTQHealthParticipation is free to the community. Providers seeking CME or CE credit must pay a $75 fee for registration in order to receive the text codes. This activity has been approved for 7.5 (1.5 hours per session) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

See our lineup of lectures below: 
August 12, 2021  
“Foundations of LGBTQI Health Service Delivery”  
by Shawn Reilly, M.Ed. 
August 19, 2021  
“LGBTQ Health and COVID-19” 
by Gilbert Gonzales, PhD, MHA, and Tara McKay, PhD 
August 26, 2021 
“Ways to Support and Advocate for Transgender and Gender Diverse Youth in a Non-Affirming Environment: Perspectives from a Team of Providers” 
by Cassandra Brady, MD, Mary Romano, MD, MPH, and Melissa Cyperski, PhD 
September 2, 2021  
“An Overview of Gender Affirming Surgery at Vanderbilt” 
by Julian Winocour, MD, Salam Al Kassis, MD, and Shalyn Vanderbloemen, MBA-HCM, PA-C 
September 16, 2021 
Keynote Address: “Advancing Health Equity to End the HIV Epidemic” 
by Oni Blackstock, MD, MHS 
We'd like to extend a huge thanks to Nashville PRIDE for sponsoring this year's symposium!

For more information on the 2021 LGBTQ Southern Health Symposium, email Shawn Reilly, M. Ed., at shawn.e.reilly@vanderbilt.edu.

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education to physicians.Vanderbilt University Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Vanderbilt University Medical Center maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Vanderbilt University Medical Center designates this educational activity for 7.5 CE credits toward the continuing educational of psychologists. No partial credit will be awarded.