9th ANNUAL UCSF LGBTQIA HEALTH FORUM
Saturday, February 25, 2017 @ 8:30AM-6:30PM (reception following)
UCSF Parnassus Campus, Cole Hall, Medical Sciences Building
This innovative program, started in 2009, is the oldest and largest student-run LGBTQIA+ health forum in the country. The forum educates attendees from around the country about healthcare disparities faced by LGBTQIA+ individuals and their communities, and aims to prepare current and future healthcare providers on how to better serve the needs of LGBTQIA+ people.
All interested health professional/graduate students and community members, whether LGBTQIA+ or not, are warmly invited to attend this popular annual event. All attendees must purchase tickets. UCSF students are also eligible to receive elective course credit by registering through their student portal for Clinical Pharmacy 152.13.
SCHEDULE (as of January 27th, 2017):
8-8:30AM Breakfast & Registration
8:30-8:45AM Welcome & Intro
8:45-10:15AM Patient Panel
10:15-11:30AM “How Do I Ask That” || Poster Session
11:45AM-1PM Lunch || Documentary Screening: The Trans List
1-2PM Breakout Sessions #1 || OSCE Sessions (Group 1)
2-3PM Breakout Sessions #2 || OSCE Sessions (Group 2)
3-4PM Intersession: Critical Reflection || OSCE Debrief (Group 1)
4-5PM Breakout Sessions #3 || OSCE Debrief (Group 2)
5-6:30PM Keynote Speaker: Bamby Salcedo
Breakout session topics include Transgender 101 and 201, kink health, PrEP, the health of gender non-conforming youth, the health of LGBTQIA+ Asian & Pacific Islander communities, the criminalization and incarceration of transgender folks, Legal 101, mental health disparities among LGBTQIA+ people of color, and the health care for people in sex work.
The OSCE (objective structured clinical examination) experience includes a series of three brief encounters with standardized patients in the UCSF Kanbar Center and provides health professions students to work in interprofessional teams and practice clinical interviewing skills.
LOCATION & TRANSPORTATION
The Forum is being held at UCSF's Parnassus campus, in the Medical Sciences and HSW Buildings on Parnassus Avenue, easily accessed by public transportation or car. Directions and maps are available here.
Please note that street parking is extremely difficult. The best parking option is the UCSF Millberry lot, accessed via a ramp down from 500 Parnassus (across from the Medical Sciences Building). There is a parking fee, even on weekends.
The Forum location is wheelchair accessible.
For group rates or discounted tickets, please contact Alex Lam (firstname.lastname@example.org).