Transgender People, Health, and HIV
This is an event in the MidAtlantic AETC's summer virtual event series focusing on the LGBTQIA+ communities. These 90 minute zoom sessions on Wednesdays in June, July, and August will explore provider self-care, trauma, stigma, HIV, and race in LGBTQIA+ communities and LGBTQIA+ identifying healthcare professionals. Other featured topics will include HIV prevention and LGBTQIA+ competency in healthcare settings. See full series list and registration on the landing page link on this page.
Melissa-Irene Jackson, MSW
Trans Health Service Program Manager
Virginia League for Planned Parenthood
By the end of this event, participants will be able to:
- Engage in critical thinking about personal biases regarding marginalized populations
- Discuss HIV risks and current challenges along the HIV care continuum for transgender individuals
- Describe ways to decrease stigma and discrimination of transgender individuals
As a reminder, the required evaluation must be completed within one week of the program to be eligible to receive credit or a certificate of attendance. Thank you.
CME: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center. The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.This event is eligible for 1.5 credit hours.
Nursing: The MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association Approver Unit an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This event is eligible for 1.5 credit hours.
Certificate of Attendance: With completion of the required evaluations, participants can receive a certificate of attendance from the MAAETC.
Continuing Education credits issued for participation in CE activity may not apply toward license renewal in all states. It is the responsibility of each participant to verify the requirements of their state licensing board(s). Certificates will be emailed out 3-6 weeks after the evaluation period has closed.
The staff and faculty involved with the planning of today’s event do not have any conflicts of interest to disclose. The MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center does not endorse or recommend any commercial products, processes, or services. The representations and opinions expressed in this presentation are solely those of the author(s) and do not represent the views or policies of MA AETC, the University of Pittsburgh, or its funding agencies.
Any speaker related conflicts of interest will be listed here.
A variety of the listed populations will be discussed at this event.
- Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or other gender
Series landing page:
A variety of the listed topics will be discussed at this event.
- Cultural competence
- Stigma or discrimination
- Team-based care (i.e. interprofessional training)