Posted: January 20, 2016

Integrating LGBT and DSD Content into Medical School Curricula


In this video, Andrew Hollenbach, Ph.D. interviews three leaders in the academic medicine community on how to best include LGBT and DSD content into the medical school curricula. The panelists discuss how internal and external factors can influence faculty and students success in incorporating LGBT and DSD content; tips and effective strategies for including and developing this content; how to handle the systematic barriers that may be encountered when attempting to include this content; how to maintain momentum when leading these efforts; and evidence-based teaching methods to aid in optimal learning.

Presenters: Carey Roth Bayer, EdD, RN, CSE, Associate Professor, Departments of Community Health and Preventive Medicine/Medical Education, Morehouse School of Medicine, Associate Director of Educational Leadership, Satcher Health Leadership Institute; Kristen L. Eckstrand, MD, PhD PGY1 Resident, University of Pittsburgh Department of Psychiatry, Associate Editor, MedEdPORTAL Differences of Sex Development Health Collection, Co-Chair, AAMC Advisory Committee on Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Sex Development, Founding Director, Vanderbilt University Medical Center Program for LGBTI Health; Andrew Hollenbach, PhD, Associate Professor of Genetics, Department of Genetics, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center; Siddarth Puri, MD, Psychiatry Resident, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California Los Angeles.


LGBT, Health Promotion, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Gender Non-Conforming, Clinician-Patient Communication


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

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