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Author: GSBS | Category: Opportunities | January 26, 2017

The Office of Diversity & Student Professional Development in partnership with our campus PRIDE student organization, is hosting the 2017 annual “Out for Health” Summit this weekend. Friday January 27, 2017, our keynote speaker for the conference, Dr. Harvey Makadon Director of Education and Training Programs of The Fenway Institute and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School will deliver an address to the campus on 

Achieving Health Equality: Meeting the Healthcare needs of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender people.

Date: Friday, January 27, 2017

Location: Lecture hall 3.102B (next to Starbucks)

Time: 12:30pm – 1:30pm

Harvey J. Makadon, MD, FACP Bio:
Harvey J. Makadon, MD, FACP, is the Director of Education and Training Programs at The Fenway Institute and a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He teaches about how to improve access to quality care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in health care settings around the country. He directs the National LGBT Health Education Center, a HRSA funded cooperative agreement to improve the health care of LGBT people in community health centers, and theNational Center for Innovation in HIV Carealso funded by HRSA to help improve organizational sustainability and service models to better address the continuum of care for ASOs and CBOs nationally.

Dr. Makadon is the lead editor of The Fenway Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health, published by the American College of Physicians. A second edition was published in 2015. In addition to writing numerous articles and chapters related to LGBT health, he served on the Advisory Committee to the Institute of Medicine of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences in the preparation of The Health of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People: Building a Foundation for Better Understanding published in March, 2011.



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