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The LGBT Community and Medical Education

Back in 2010, a nationwide survey of over 7,000 transgender and gender non-conforming people revealed some alarming gaps in medical coverage. Fewer than 30% of those surveyed were out to their doctors, and 50% of the total said that they had had to teach their providers about transgender-specific health issues, leaving only about 20% with access to halfway-decent care. 309 more words

LGBT

Medical Schools Develop Programs to Grow Primary Care Pipeline

Published in the November 2015 AAMC Reporter

By Whitney L.J. Howell

With a looming doctor shortage, several medical schools are launching programs and curricula to help encourage students to pursue primary care careers. 779 more words

Healthcare