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LGBTQ Transforming Care Conference

By Charlotte Robinson, September 24, 2020

The Equitas Health Institute will host their fifth 2020 Transforming Care Conference on LGBTQ & HIV Health Equity virtually from October 14th to 16th. This year’s theme is “The Invisibles” & will feature over 30 presentations including live plenary speakers & breakout sessions that address the gaps in health & social service provision for lesbians, bisexual & pansexual people, trans men & women, non-binary people, LGBTQ people living with disability or mental illness, queer people of color, asexual people & Black & Latina cis women. The Transforming Care Conference is known for the unique opportunity it has provided for professionals & community members to come together learn not only from research & best practices but from each other’s life & healthcare experiences. The Equitas Health Institute delivers exceptional LGBTQ+ culturally competent healthcare education & training, engages with LGBTQ+ patients, works with community-based organizations & supports regional LGBTQ+ health research efforts. The Equitas Health Institute focuses on reducing health disparities in our LGBTQ community as the education, research & community engagement arm of Equitas Health. The Equitas Health Institute delivers exceptional LGBTQ culturally competent healthcare education & training, engages with LGBTQ patients, works with community-based organizations & supports regional LGBTQ health research efforts. Established in 1984, Equitas Health is a regional nonprofit community healthcare system & as a federally designated Community Health Center it is one of the largest LGBTQ & HIV/AIDS serving healthcare organizations in the United States with 19 offices in 13 cities Equitas Health serves tens of thousands of patients in Ohio, Kentucky & West Virginia each year through patient-centered, integrated & cutting edge services including primary & specialized medical care, pharmacy, dentistry, behavioral health, HIV/STI treatment & prevention, PrEP/PEP, Ryan White/HIV case management, care navigation, advocacy & other community health initiatives. For More Info..

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