Posted: August 12, 2015

A Leader's Role in Addressing LGBT Health in Academic Medicine


Engaged leadership is a cornerstone of addressing diversity and inclusion because of their ability to view organizations from a macroscopic perspective and initiate and implement change. Leaders have the ability to hard-wire LGBT diversity and inclusion into education, patient care, faculty affairs, policies, and performance metrics.


Health Equity Research, LGBT, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transsexual, Gender Non-Conformity, GNC, AXIS, Differences of Sex Development, DSD


Kristen L. Eckstrand, MD, PhD, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

John A. Davis, MD, PhD, Ohio State University College of Medicine