Affirming Gender Diversity in our Healthcare System: Challenges and Solutions

Description

This presentation will first set a foundation of gender and gender diversity definitions and concepts within a gender expansive framework. The presentation will illustrate the unique health care experiences of gender diverse individuals and identify barriers to equitable health care. This will be achieved through specific vignettes and case studies/examples of challenges encountered by gender diverse patients in our healthcare system, with some focus on radiology/imaging and also including vignettes/examples from outside radiology. Finally, this presentation will endeavor to propose strategies and solutions to create a more inclusive and welcoming environment for gender diverse individuals both within radiology across role groups, and in the broader healthcare setting.

 

Target Audience

This activity is intended for Radiologists, other medical staff, and trainees. 

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:   

  1.  Define concepts and terminology regarding gender diversity within a gender expansive (non-binary) framework. 
  2.  Recognize the unique health care experiences of a gender diverse individuals and identify barriers to equitable health care.  
  3. Propose strategies and solutions to create a more inclusive and welcoming environment for gender diverse individuals in healthcare. 

Additional Information

Provided by: 

Massachusetts General Hospital & Mass General Brigham

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Nursing
  • 1.00 Participation
Course opens: 
08/18/2021
Course expires: 
10/20/2021
Cost:
$0.00
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA
United States
Course Director

Efrén J. Flores, MD
Thoracic Radiologist,
Officer for Radiology Community Health and Equity,
Massachusetts General Hospital;
Assistant Professor in Radiology,
Harvard Medical School

 

Speakers

Frances Grimstad MD, MS 
Division of Gynecology, Department of Surgery,
Boston Children’s Hospital;
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology,
Harvard Medical School 

Justin Stowell, MD
Senior Associate Consultant,
Department of Radiology,
Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida
Assistant Professor of Radiology,
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science 

Vaz Zavaletta, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Radiology,
University of Colorado;
Pediatric Interventional Radiologist,
Children’s Hospital Colorado

Moderator

Alex S.  Keuroghlian, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Psychiatry,
Harvard Medical School
Director, Psychiatry Gender Identity Program,
Massachusetts General Hospital

Mass General Brigham is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Mass General Brigham designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 


Nursing

The Norman Knight Nursing Center for Clinical & Professional Development at Massachusetts General Hospital is approved with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation (OBN-001-91) 

Criteria for successful completion include: electronic registration and check-in at the beginning of the program, attendance at the entire event, completion of any assigned pre and/or post work, attestation statement when required, and activity evaluation. Certificate with contact hours will then be delivered electronically. 

There is no conflict of interest for anyone in a position to control the content of this activity.  If applicable, all relevant disclosures will be presented to the learner on their registration confirmation page and at the beginning of the educational activity. 

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Nursing
  • 1.00 Participation

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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