1. Mr.Smile12

    HPSA Treating Trans Patients online course

    To let everyone know, HPSA has developed a free Google class with resources focused on Treating Transgender Patients (which requires compatible email registration). The content is available beginning on May 31, 2022 (8:00 am ET). Feel free to message me for any feedback, and share with others...
  2. Mr.Smile12

    Help needed: Transgender health "one-day" curriculum

    Hi everyone, On behalf of HPSA/SDN, I'm developing a "one day" discussion curriculum focused on transgender health and resources for aspiring healthcare professionals, which I hope to make available around March 31 (Transgender Day of Visibility). I'm hoping that some of you who are long-time...
  3. rashmile

    Life Skills Seminar for Medical Students and Residents

    Hey y'all, Rad BootCamp is putting on a session this Saturday, 5/8/21, @ 2 PM focusing on Life Skills that would benefit any medical student or new resident. We'll have some experts talking about Managing Finances, Managing your time, Having Difficult Conversations with Colleagues, and...
  4. R

    Asking about LGBTQ+ identity on secondary application

    Hi everyone! I'm a current M1 working with our LGBTQ+ student group and some faculty on revamping our secondary app. For the first time last year we asked about LGBTQ+ identities (1 q about sexual orientation, another about gender identity), both with several options (I don't know specifics, but...
  5. A

    LGBTQ-focused Research, Community Volunteering, Student Clubs, and other opportunities in Medical Schools

    Hello folks, I am in the process of applying to medical schools. Opportunities focused on LGBTQ-health in medical schools are very important for me in making a decision. In the past, I have conducted public health research with sexual and gender minorities. I also volunteered in a clinical...
  6. UTadvising

    2019 Vanderbilt LGBTQ Health Internship Application Open

    "The Vanderbilt Program for LGBTQ Health is a national leader in patient care, education, research, and advocacy for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer communities. Through this internship program, we hope to further this mission and to foster the personal and professional...
  7. S

    Out (as queer) during interviews?

    Hi All! Hope this cycle is being kind to you! I was wondering if you guys could advise me w/ regards to a question I’ve been agonizing over for a while: should I refrain from outing myself as queer during my interviews? Some context: this would not just be a random interjection. I feel like...
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    [LGBTQ] Coming out in secondaries?

  9. ringofkeys

    LGBTQ and dentistry

    Hello! I just found this section of SDN, and could not find any threads about being a part of the LGBTQ community and in dentistry. I have talked to a couple of gay students who are both currently in dental school, but I was wondering if there's anyone else who is in dental school or is now a...
  10. L

    LGBQ+ Identity at Work ($25 Amazon GiftCard Raffle)

    Hello, My name is Louis and I am a doctoral candidate in the Counseling Psychology Ph.D. program at Loyola University Chicago. I am currently recruiting participants for a study examining sexual identity and workplace experiences among non-heterosexual identifying adults, and I would like to...
  11. Lion84

    Looking for Black/African-American friendly Residencies

    Hi! I just started 3rd year and I'm looking for Black friendly residency programs in Radiology. I'm married with 2 kids and I've got a pretty good application: GPA 3.8, Step 1 233 (no step 2). I did research at Yale & I'm published as a co-author of the study I worked on there, I also anticipate...
  12. Lil Red PrePsy Student

    Education and Career Track for Student Interested in Transition Related Care

    Hi Everyone, Mini existential crisis happening. I dont think I want to be a Psychologist anymore. You know despite all of my education, money, and experience being in the realm of social and behavioral sciences. I have decided that I like the idea of being a surgical PA or NP but I would like...
  13. D

    Shadowing + Med school while visibly trans

    Hi SDN, First of all THANK YOU so much for making this forum section happen! It's amazing to have a space where we can debate LGBTQ-specific issues here. I wanted to ask you if anyone here has had the experience of looking for shadowing opportunities while being visibly trans (i.e. "not...
  14. 010011

    GPA fluctuation & essay

    I experienced a significant GPA drop from about a 3.7 to a 3.1 (by semester, cumulative did not significantly change) and I am wondering if and how I should address this in my essay? My GPA climbed back up after a couple semesters, so it's not just a downward trend. The contributing factor for...
  15. B

    Providing LGBTQ-Inclusive Care and Services At Your Pharmacy

    Just came across this guide the other day and thought it was pretty neat to have a pharmacy-focused LGBTQ healthcare resource. Not to mention, I'm usually pretty skeptical of HRC, but it seems like they did a decent job with this (basic) guide...
  16. R

    Transgender Health-Care Goals - NP or MD/DO Route?

    Hi all! Trying to figure out which path to walk to get to where I want to go. I guess I wanted secondary opinions on a public forum just to see if anyone has additional opinions/thoughts/resources. I appreciate ANY feedback - so let it rip! [GOALS] I’m a 22 year old trans-woman. My interest...