UCLA Gender Health Program’s Amy Weimer, MD, Nupur Agrawal, MD, MPH and Jessica Bernacki, PhD, presented “TRANScending Medical Myths: An Interactive Workshop by Healthcare Professionals for Parents and Professionals Caring for Transgender and Gender-Expansive Youth” at this year’s Models of Pride, a free conference for LGBTQ youth, allies, parents and professionals. Models of Pride was held on Saturday October 19, at Los Angeles City College (LACC). For more information >
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The UCLA Gender Health Program celebrated International Pronouns Day on October 16th! The International Pronouns Day seeks to make respecting, sharing, and educating about personal pronouns commonplace. Faculty and staff were able to pick up a free pronoun badge buddy and attend the lunch talk “Why Pronouns Matter.” Both events were generously hosted by The DGSOM Pride Alliance.
UCLA Health received a Platinum eHealthcare Leadership Award at the 22nd Annual Healthcare Internet Conference for our UCLA Gender Health program website. This awards program recognizes the very best websites, digital communications, and business improvement initiatives of a wide range of healthcare organizations. More information >
UCLA Health is a leader in providing equitable and inclusive health care to LGBTQ patients and families, according to an analysis from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. Hospitals are recognized for policies and practices that reflect equal and inclusive treatment of LGBTQ patients, families and employees. UCLA Newsroom >