Posted: November 23, 2015

Speaking with Patients about Sexuality and Gender – Part 2


In the second segment of this two-part video, Jennifer Potter, M.D. continues a panel discussion on Speaking with Patients about Sexuality and Gender. Panelists discuss how to work with trainees on their communication skills; identify strategies that have worked for improving providers' communication skills; and discuss the most impactful lessons they have learned while refining their communications skills and teaching others. Dr. Potter is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Director of the Women's Health Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Director of the Women's Health Program at Fenway Health, Associate Editor of the MedEdPORTAL LGBT Health Curriculum Collection, and co-author of the AAMC publication Implementing Curricular and Institutional Climate Changes to Improve Health Care for Individuals Who Are LGBT, Gender Nonconforming, or Born with DSD. Note: This is the second of a two-part video set. Before viewing this video, please watch Speaking with Patients about Sexuality and Gender – Part 1.


LGBT, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Inclusive Environment, Sexual Health, Differences of Sex Development, Sexual Orientation, Sexuality, Gender Identity, Sexual Behavior, Queer, Gender Expression, Safe Space, Gender Nonconformity, Cultural Identity, Sexual Attitude Reassessment


Carey Roth Bayer, EdD, RN, CSE, Morehouse School of Medicine

Jennifer E. Potter, MD, Harvard Medical School

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