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Health Sciences LGBTQ Healthcare Advocacy and Inclusion Week

SHAPE (Student Healthcare Alliance for Promoting Equality), along with the WVU Departments of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics and the Divisions of Internal Medicine and Plastic Surgery are sponsoring a week-long lecture series in the Health Sciences Center from October 23 - 27 focusing on LGBTQ health.

The goal of this event is to promote advocacy and inclusion for LGBTQ patients in our health system. All lectures are open to WVU students, faculty and staff, and the surrounding community. 

Attendees are encouraged to RSVP at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSejYtEqcBPExVneXoUi3m4GWXanEdZJ_i-ROo1Y7YwcCd0bCw/viewform

Monday, October 23
7:00 a.m. -- Transgender Medicine and the Surgeon, Okey Patteson Auditorium
12:00 p.m. -- LGBTQ History, 1905
3:00 p.m. -- Safe Zone Training, G119A 

Tuesday, October 24
12:00 p.m. -- Legislation and LGBTQ Community, 1905

Wednesday, October 25
8:00 a.m. -- Communicating with LGBTQ Families, Fukushima Auditorium 
12:00 p.m. -- LGBTQ Primary Care

Thursday, October 26 
12:00 p.m. -- Social with WVU LGBTQ+ Center, lawn between the Pylons area and PRT
1:30 p.m. -- Safe Zone Training G119B

Friday, October 27
8:00 a.m. -- Achieving Health Equity: Meeting the Health Care Needs of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and
     Transgender People, Fukushima Auditorium 
12:00 p.m. -- Gender Confirmation Hormone Therapy, 1905

Please direct questions to Kacie Kidd at kkidd3@hsc.wvu.edu