Welcome to the 2021 Sexual and Gender Minority Virtual Health Conference

The SGM Virtual Health Conference will provide attendees the opportunity to learn current and relevant information to better serve SGM populations in Nevada. 

Conference will begin on November 12, 2021 with a live (synchronous) session. Additional sessions will be available on demand. 

The Trudy Larson MD Institute for Health Impact and Equity is proud to host the third statewide conference designed to inform participants about new advances in the field of SGM health and health care. This year's conference will have four tracks: Physical Health, Behavioral Health, Policy, and Community. 

This year's conference is more than just the basics of SGM health care – presentations focus on comprehensive integrated care to provide a holistic approach to health. This conference seeks to share information by local, regional and national scholars. There is something for everyone.  

2021 topics include: 

  • Suicide prevention
  • Intimate partner violence (IPV)
  • HIV and STI/STD
  • Dysphoria/dysmorphia
  • Substance use
  • Primary care as gender affirming care
  • Intersex/DSD
  • The non-binary patient
  • Plastic surgery/surgical transitions
  • Social transitions
  • Post-surgical scarring and physical therapy
  • Masculine pregnancy
  • Endocrinology
  • Puberty at every age
  • Child advocacy in school
  • Adolescent health
  • Seniors

Target Audience:

  • Public health professionals 
  • Medical providers
  • Behavioral health providers 
  • Community members
  • Students

Duration: TBD

Continuing Education: May be available upon request

Format: Web-based, blended (asynchronous and synchronous)

Page Last Updated: October 12, 2021 

For any questions, please contact Jay Cafferata at jcafferata@unr.edu

Acknowledgements

A special thanks to the Nevada Office of Minority Health and Equity for its forward-thinking promotion of equity-driven concepts and our partners.

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