Program for LGBTI Health
Jun. 22, 2017—Jesse Ehrenfeld, M.D., MPH, professor of Anesthesiology, Surgery, Biomedical Informatics and Health Policy, was named secretary of the American Medical Association (AMA) board of trustees for 2017-2018 following elections held during the Annual Meeting of the AMA House of Delegates.
Dec. 19, 2016—A trans-institutional team of Vanderbilt social scientists and medical professionals will look at how laws affecting LGBT individuals and families affect their health and the economy.
Nov. 15, 2016—Kristen L. Eckstrand, a psychiatry resident at the University of Pittsburgh, will discuss "Addressing Stigma and Promoting Mental Health for LGBT Communities" as part of LGBTI Health Grand Rounds Monday, Dec. 12.
Aug. 8, 2016—The Vanderbilt community is invited to join the School of Medicine’s Program for LGBTI Health at a welcome reception Aug. 17.
Mar. 31, 2016—For the fifth year in a row, Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been recognized as a Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality by the Human Rights Campaign Healthcare Equality Index 2016.
Mar. 10, 2016—The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center (VKC) will host three events the first week of April covering the topics of ethical considerations of mentoring through differences, translational research in autism spectrum disorder, and conversations at the intersection of disability and LGBTI issues.
Nov. 12, 2015—The needs and nuances of providing health care to members of the LGBT community is the focus of a new course jointly offered by the Vanderbilt Schools of Nursing and Medicine.
Jun. 4, 2015—Jesse Ehrenfeld, M.D., MPH, associate professor of Anesthesiology, Biomedical Informatics, Surgery and Health Policy at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, was recently named to receive the Massachusetts Medical Society’s 2015 LGBT Health Award.
Mar. 20, 2015—Fifth-year neuroscience Ph.D. student Kale Edmiston is the assistant director of Vanderbilt's Program for LGBTI Health, studies the relationship between stress and autism in teenagers, and is attempting to teach himself Mandarin in preparation for postdoctoral studies in China...and he helms the queer punk record label Nervous Nelly with his partner, Shannon.