The LGBT Center's annual LGBTQI Health Forum for Graduate Health Students drew a record crowd in 2012. Students from multiple disciplines enjoyed two days of leading-edge training in LGBTQI health needs. Click here for details.
In 2011, the UCSF Medical Center became the only hospital in the nation to receive a perfect score on the national LGBT Healthcare Equality Index for four consecutive years. Click here for more information about UCSF's achievement.
For over a decade, the Center for LGBT Health & Equity has advocated for greater LGBT inclusion in medical education--developing curriculum, delivering training, producing assessment tools, and consulting with medical schools throughout the U.S. Much of this work, including the UCSF LGBTI Health Forum described below, was recently featured in Academic Physician. For more information about this aspect of the Center's work, click here.
UCSF is believed to be the first school of dentistry to form a Gay-Straight Alliance to support LGBT students, faculty, and staff and to provide information about LGBT patient concerns. The group (which combines students, faculty, and staff) meets monthly to discuss climate concerns, plan educational events, and facilitate networking. For more information, contact staff member James Betbeze or faculty member Gwen Essex.