Slide 1: Happy Pride! Research into health disparities amount the LGBTQ+ community is ever-growing as unique medical concerns are highlighted.
One study evaluating medical professionals’ preparedness to address such concerns found that although the majority of medical students held positive attitudes, most participants felt ill-equipped to deliver adequate care specific to LGBTQ+ adults prior to education intervention.
How can we turn positive attitudes into positive outcomes?
- Minturn MS, Martinez EI, Le T, et al. Early Intervention for LGBTQ Health: A 10-Hour Curriculum for Preclinical Health Professions Students. MedEdPORTAL. 2021;17:11072. Published 2021 Jan 7. PMID 33473382.
Tags: LGBTQ+, Pride Month