2006 Clinicians Forum

On March 18, 2006 LHRC presented a training for clinicians entitled: Lesbian, Bi & Trans Health Update: Optimal Primary Care & Mental Health Issues for LBTQ patients.

LHRC Annual Educational Events

The Lesbian Health Research Center holds annual events dedicated to informing medical professionals and our community about lesbian, bisexual women, and transgender health issues. We encourage you to take part in our yearly events.

Other Previous Conferences:

We have held many successful conferences and trainings. Attendees ranged from women in their late teens to seventies, and from those in the LBT community to medical professionals wanting to learn more about LBT health needs. Our conferences provide a space to meet new friends, make professional connections, and learn about recent LBT research.

Lesbian Health Institute
Sponsored by the Lesbian Health & Research Center @ UCSF
In conjunction with the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association Annual Conference

Wednesday, October 11, 2006
1:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Renaissance Parc 55 Hotel
55 Cyril Magnin Street, San Francisco
Cost: $30 general registration
$55 registration with CEUs or CMEs

Find out more and register for our pre-conference institute at: http://www.glma.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=Page.viewPage&pageID=784


Laurie Drabble, PhD, MSW, MPH: “Alcohol Consumption, Alcohol-Related Problems, and Alcohol Dependence among Lesbian and Bisexual Women: Results of the National Alcohol Survey”

Mickey Eliason, RN, PhD: “Smoking in Lesbian/Bisexual Women: The State-of-the-Art”

Lynne Giddings, PhD & Peggy Chinn, RN, PhD: “A Theory of Social Consciousness”

Alicia Matthews, PhD: “LGBT Cancer Survivors: Quality of Life, Adjustment, and Ongoing Survivorship Needs”

Esther Rothblum, PhD & Kimberley Balsam, PhD: “Comparing Same-Sex Couples Who Were Married in Massachusetts, had Domestic Partnerships in California, or had Civil Unions in Vermont”

Kathleen Tracy, PhD: “Lesbian Sexual Functioning Comes Out of the Scientific Closet: A Web-based Survey”

Karina Walters, MSW, PhD: “My Spirit in My Heart: American Indian and Alaska Native Two Spirit Women”

Bianca Wilson, PhD: “Using Cultural Analysis and Collaborative Research to Inform Sexual Health Promotion
among Lesbians”

The University of California, San Francisco School of Nursing has been approved by the California BRN, Provider Number 11632 to provide Continuing Education Units for this conference for 4 contact hours.
GLMA is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians. GLMA designates this activity (all conference activity with the exception of the HIV/AIDS Pre-conference Institute) for a maximum of 18 credit hours in Category I of the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. Up to six additional hours of continuing education credit will be offered for the pre-conference institutes.

For more information, email lisa.castro-smyth@ucsf.edu

Cancer in Our Lives: Raising Awareness in the LGBTQI Community
October 13 and 14, 2006

In this two day event we put a personal face on cancer in our communities, confronted our unique obstacles to care, looked at the promising science emerging to prevent some cancers, and talked with each other about what strategic steps are needed to move forward in this fight. Get event details!


2006 Clinicians Forum
2005 Educational Event
2004 Conference
2003 Conference
2002 Conference

Testimonials of Attendees:

"Thank you for a very nice program - I learned a lot of valuable info which will help me in my practice with transgender patients. Also, a great update on lesbian health."
March 2006

"Thank you! It was a great mix of hot topics and a great gathering of minds"
March 2006

"The conference covered controversial and hot topics that concern the LBT community: politics of lesbian health research, LBT teen issues, parenting, and more. I am glad I attended, my knowledge of LBT health issues is now much greater."
- Helen 2002




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