VIDEO: Transgender People, Health, and HIV (7/28/21)
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
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
Series landing page:
A variety of the listed topics will be discussed at this event.
- Cultural competence
- Stigma or discrimination
- Cultural Competency/Cultural Humility
- Team-based care (i.e. interprofessional training)