VIDEO: Black Transgender Women, Health Equity, and HIV (8/25/21)
As of July 8th, 2021 - this event is postponed and will now be held on Wednesday August 25th from 12pm-1:30pm ET.
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.
By the end of the presentation, participants should be able to:
- Identify some of the many groundbreaking transgender black women of history and how their impact continues today
- List HIV risks and other health challenges for black transgender women related to health equity
- Describe ways to advocate for health equity and improve care for transgender patients
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. The speaker has no conflicts of interest to disclose.
A variety of the listed populations will be discussed at this event.
- Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or other gender
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A variety of the listed topics will be discussed at this event.
- Retention and/or re-engagement in care
- Cultural competence
- Stigma or discrimination
- Team-based care (i.e. interprofessional training)