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LGBTQ Grand Rounds with Dr. Shayne Taylor: Medical Director for Transgender Health Clinic, Nov. 14

Del Ray Zimmerman
October 22, 2018

https://www.vumc.org/lgbtq/lgbtq-health-grand-rounds

Dr. Shayne Taylor, medical director of the new Vanderbilt Clinic for Transgender Health, will be delivering LGBTQ Grand Rounds from noon until 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14 in 208 Light Hall.  Dr. Taylor will be providing an update on the new clinic, which opened on Aug. 24, and offer important information on the care of transgender patients. Our team will follow up with a separate email for instructions on how to RSVP and receive continuing education credit. Please stay tuned.

Ehrenfeld recognized for diversity contributions locally and nationally

Del Ray Zimmerman
October 22, 2018

Please join us in congratulating Jesse M. Ehrenfeld, M.D., MPH, Director of the Vanderbilt Program for LGBTQ Health, for recent recognition given for his commitment to diversity and inclusion. On Oct. 9, he was given the Levi Watkins, Jr. Faculty Award during a ceremony and annual lecture at the Vanderbilt School of Medicine. The award is given in honor of Watkins, who was the first African American medical student at Vanderbilt University and went on to be the first surgeon to successfully implant an automatic heart defibrillator in a human patient.

Nashville Cares AIDS Walk & 5K Run - Oct 6

Del Ray Zimmerman
September 6, 2018

Join Our AIDS Walk Team to Support Nashville CARES! Join Vanderbilt's new LGBTQ employee resource group at the Nashville AIDS Walk and 5K Run to be held on Saturday, Oct. 6 at Public Square Park. Help us raise money to support the work of Nashville CARES in ending the HIV epidemic in Middle Tennessee.

VUMC Clinic for Transgender Health Opens on August 24

Del Ray Zimmerman
August 16, 2018

After more than two years of planning, the new Vanderbilt Clinic for Transgender Health will open on Friday, Aug. 24. The clinic, open Friday afternoons to start, will provide comprehensive gender-affirming services in a single convenient location. Initially, the clinic will co-locate in Bellevue at the Vanderbilt Walk-In Clinic before moving to its permanent home in One Hundred Oaks in January 2019.

We're Changing Our Name . . . Slightly!

Del Ray Zimmerman
August 15, 2018

We are very pleased to officially announce that we're (slightly) changing our name to the Vanderbilt Program for LGBTQ Health. We formerly adopted "LGBTI" to mirror language used by the National Institutes for Health.

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