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Program for LGBTI Health

Trans Buddy program to support LGBT patients

Jan. 8, 2015—Fear of being stigmatized by health care professionals is a barrier for many patients who are members of the LGBT community — it’s one of the most-reported reasons transgender individuals do not go to the doctor.

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VUSM student making impact on LGBT health

Dec. 11, 2014—Vanderbilt University School of Medicine student Kristen Eckstrand, Ph.D., is making a national impact on the way health care is delivered to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) communities.

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VUMC named a leader in LGBT equality efforts

Oct. 16, 2014—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has again been recognized as a “Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the educational arm of the country’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization.

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Hormonal therapies for transgender individuals Nov. 7

Oct. 14, 2014—Vanderbilt School of Medicine's Office for Diversity Affairs and the Program for LGBTI Health will sponsor “Hormonal Therapies for Transgender Individuals” beginning at noon Friday, Nov. 7, in Light Hall, Room 415A-C.

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VUSM a leader in efforts to improve LGBT health

Sep. 11, 2014—Over the past five years there has been much progress in terms of the legal, social and cultural advancements surrounding lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality.

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