LGBTQ-PhaM
 
National Coming Out Day 2017
 
Fall and Spring quarters: Thursdays starting 9/20/2018
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm 
A discussion-based course at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine that aims to increase awareness of LGBTQIA issues among health care professionals-in-training in order to ameliorate the disparity in the quality of care attributed to  discrimination, prejudice, and lack of specific knowledge in healthcare settings related to sexual orientation, gender identity, and sexual behavior.
 
Orientation Week WorkshopIntroduction to the LGBTQ Community and LGBTQ Health Disparities  
Initiated Fall Quarter 2015
A one hour interactive workshop for all incoming medical students at UC San Diego. This workshop introduces the LGBTQ Community and encourages discussion of internal bias, representation, and clinical cases in a safe environment.
 
Rainbow Pin Ceremony
Initiated Fall Quarter 2017 
A one hour ceremony 
 
Students at the UCSD School of Medicine partake in planning for the annual SoCal LGBTQ Health Conference, which brings together healthcare professionals together for many discussions on the current climate for LGBTQ Health. 
 
Transgender Week of Visibility
Initiated Spring Quarter 2016
A week long series of lunch events including transgender patient panel, physician panel, multiple prominent guest speakers, and more. Aimed to educate and inform the students of the School of Medicine, as well as community members and healthcare workers. 
 
 
LGBTQ Curriculum Committee
Established Spring Quarter 2015
Committee of students and faculty members invested in improving standing pre-clinical curricula to implement topics surrounding sexual, gender, racial, and ethnic minorities - and the intersections therein. Special focuses on Practice of Medicine (POM) and Problem Based Learning (PBL) threads. 
 
Making Medicine Equal Conference (link)
It is the mission of this conference to educate health professionals, promote interdisciplinary collaboration, and inspire advocacy to tackle a spectrum of health inequities for our current and future patients. The conference will equip health professionals with actionable tools to implement change in their training and careers.
Donate to the fundraising campaign here.
 

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