WELCOME

The LGBT Office was established in 2014 to enhance diversity inclusion while fostering an open, affirming, and welcoming community for LGBT students, staff, faculty, trainees, and fellows at Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HMS/HSDM). Our goal is to identify key areas of importance, programmatic interventions, and resources that support LGBT issues. We collaborate with relevant offices and programs within HMS/HSDM, Harvard University, and the broader community to build an inclusive environment. The LGBT Advisory Committee advises the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine on key priorities that address issues of importance to the HMS/HSDM LGBT community.

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RESOURCE FOR HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS

Download the guide from Harvard Medical School on Terminology Related to Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and More 


HMS OUTLIST

This is a list of faculty, trainees, and staff throughout the HMS affiliated system who have volunteered to be available to LGBTQ medical students. Send changes or updates to your listing here: jessica_halem@hms.harvard.edu. If you would like to be added, please fill out the form HERE. This list is made up of LGBTQ members of HMS who have given permission to list their names publicly. Please reference the eCommons database for contact information.

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IN THE NEWS

"How Should Physicians Refer When Referral Options are Limited for Transgender Patients?", an article by LGBT Program Director Jessica Halem was published in the November 2016 issue of AMA Journal of Ethics.

Read it here...