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We have identified a list of providers who are dedicated to ensuring that the unique and specific health needs of LGBT patients are met with compassion and expertise. Each of the listed physicians has indicated competency in LGBT health, meaning that they:. While the health issues of LGBT patients are largely the same as those that affect the general population, there are health concerns that are unique to the LGBT community and that create inequalities in care when these patients cannot identify knowledgeable physicians.
Finding an LGBT-friendly doctor is often like finding a needle in a very straight haystack. Luckily, a queer Pennsylvania couple is developing an app that should make it a lot easier. The Team just returned from a trip to the North Carolina coast.
Once, at a medical appointment, I saw a nurse who seemed unable to wrap his head around the fact that I was sexually active but not on birth control. Even though I explained this, he prodded me with more questions about my sexual orientation than needles to draw my blood. Unfortunately, even the health care we do get sometimes falls miles short of the compassionate, dignified sort we should receive.
LGBTQ healthcare is our top priority! The OutList recognizes LGBTQ competent doctors and healthcare providers who identify based on 5 criteria as culturally competent in the provision of care, treatment, and services of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer population. The OutList is open to all healthcare providers of any distinction or specialty.
Thanks for taking the time to visit our website. Early on, I worked for a large medical group that hired doctors to manage a big pool of HMO patients in Atlanta. The system incentivized doctors to spend as little time as possible with patients.
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After six years, the topic has just never come up. While stigma and discrimination are probably more likely in the public health service, it is also a reality in private medical practice. Our sexual activity and habits can impact on a range of health issues that a doctor may not even consider following up on, unless she knows.
GLMA is the leading organization in North America working to ensure that LGBT people are treated competently and not discriminated against when they access health care. GLMA achieves its goals by using expertise in medicine and healthcare in professional education, public policy work, patient education and referrals, and the promotion of research. Originally open only to physicians, residents and medical students, in GLMA expanded its mission and now represents the interests of tens of thousands of LGBT health professionals of all kinds, as well as millions of LGBT patients.
Its purpose is to draw up and circulate a list of the country's gay-friendly doctors. Homosexual patients will be able to access the list online, as well as more detailed medical advice on protected sex and reviews, positive and negative, from people who have asserted their right to obtain an accurate diagnosis without discrimination. The other group is healthcare professionals, who are invited to reflect on the importance of sexuality and of their role in preventing the spread of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections, as well as looking after the psychological well-being of LGBT patients.