Webinar: Healthcare Stigma Facing Transgender Individuals

By |2016-04-14T09:00:00-04:00April 14th, 2016|Guides, Health & Wellness|

Hosted by the National Coalition for LGBT Health, an April 20 webinar will discuss the numerous stigmas impacting the delivery of healthcare for transgender individuals.
Presenters for the hour long webinar beginning at 2 p.m. EST will include: Alison Gill, senior partner at The Parallax Group, who will discuss LGBTQ cultural competency requirements for providers; Anand Kalra, health program manager at the Transgender Law Center, will discuss insurance practices that impact access to care for trans people; Danielle Castro, project director for Center of Excellence for Transgender Health, will discuss data collection, access to care and treatment of trans individuals; and Omar Gonzalez-Pagan, staff attorney for Lambda Legal, will discuss legal protections and Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act.
LGBT health professionals, clinical providers, behavioral health providers, service providers, health policymakers and consumers of healthcare are encouraged to attend.
To sign up for the webinar, contact Ryan Meyer at [email protected] or by phone at 202-507-4735.

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