VIDEO: Black & Brown LGBTQIA+: Sharing Experiences, Advocacy (06/23/2021)
Full title: Black and Brown LGBTQIA+ Communities: Sharing Experiences and Opportunities to Improve the Healthcare Experience, A Panel Discussion
This is the fourth 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.
HIV Prevention Coordinator
Beautiful Gate Outreach Center, Wilmington, DE
Director of LGBTQ Health & Rights at Advocates for Youth
Noel B. Ramirez, DBH, MPH, MSW, LCSW, BCD
Founder/Director/Clinician, Mango Tree Counseling & Consulting LLC
Rodney Lewis Jr., M.Ed
Program Manager, Prevention and Education
Regional Coordinator, Inova Juniper Regional Partner of MAAETC
By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:
- Identify stigma present in black and brown communities related to HIV and also LGBTQIA+ identities
- Discuss challenges and barriers present for black and brown LGBTQIA+ people when accessing the healthcare system
- Describe opportunities for advocacy to improve the healthcare system and experience for LGBTQIA+ people of color
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.
- Black or African American
- Hispanic or Latino
- 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
- Organizational infrastructure
- Organizational needs assessment
- Patient-centered medical home
- Quality Improvement
- Team-based care (i.e. interprofessional training)
- Relationship Building