LGBTQ+ Affirming Healthcare Series


The LGBTQ+ Affirming Healthcare series, presented by the University of Louisville LGBT Center, includes training sessions and interactive modules that provide education and skills needed to affirm, advocate, and improve health outcomes for LGBTQ+ patients based on evidence-based best practices. The series is specifically designed for healthcare students, professionals, or anyone else interested in addressing the significant health disparities faced by the LGBTQ+ community. The LGBTQ+ Affirming Healthcare Series is recommended by 99% of its participants. Read testimonials here.

2024-2025 LGBTQ+ Affirming Healthcare Series

Session Dates Coming Soon! 

Fall 2024 Dates

  • Session One: TBA
  • Session Two: TBA
  • Session Three: TBA
Spring 2025 Dates
  • Session Four: TBA
  • Session Five: TBA
  • Session Six: TBA

**Session times are commonly from 12 noon-1pm and offered in a hybrid format**
Interest form & additional information found here.

Interest Form

To receive registration information for each LGBTQ+ Affirming Healthcare Series session, complete the interest form. The LGBT Center will email session details and registration links. Advance registration is required for each session. Session location/link will be emailed to registered participants prior to each session.

  • The LGBTQ+ Affirming Healthcare Series is free to students, faculty, staff, healthcare providers and community members.
  • Participants will earn a Certificate of Completion for completing the series.
  • When possible, continuing education credits will be offered.

Requirements - Certificate of Completion

Deadline: March 31, 2025. (Certificates of completion will be sent in April 2025.)

  1. Complete at least four (4) content modules -- either synchronously or asynchronously -- from the 2024-25 series
    • To receive a Certificate of Completion, you may include a combination of both synchronous and asynchronous sessions. Sign-In is required for live sessions (in-person or virtual); an evaluation is required for asynchronous sessions. Participants are always welcome to attend sessions, even if they don’t intend to complete the series.
    • Each module is approximately one hour in length and can either be completed synchronously or asynchronously (details, below).
    • There are six sessions scheduled during the 2024-25 academic year.
    • Participants unable to attend live LGBTQ+ Affirming Healthcare sessions, either virtually or in-person, may view past presentations from the 2024-25 series to earn the Certificate of Completion.
    • Deadline to complete certificate requirements is March 31, 2025.
    • Asynchronous Participation Requirements:
      1. Watch four live content modules from the 2024-25 series.
      2. Complete an evaluation for content modules, located here:

  • Complete the online Patient Simulation and Reflections
        • The Online Patient Simulation is located at:
        • It consists of three modules that facilitate an interactive learning environment.
        • Each module takes approximately 30 minutes to complete and will have the same set of reflection questions.
        • Completion of all three Patient Simulation modules by March 31, 2025, is required to complete the LGBTQ+ Affirming Healthcare Series.

    March 31, 2025 (Monday) Deadline - Certificate of Completion

    If interested in receiving a Certificate of Completion for the 2024-25 LGBTQ+ Affirming Healthcare Series, please submit requirements as outlined above. Certificates of Completion will be sent to participants in late April. Thank you!  

    Aaron Weathers, LGBT Center Assistant Director, leading a LGBTQ+ Affirming Healthcare Series session

    Previously Recorded Modules

     For more information about the LGBTQ+ Affirming Healthcare Series, please email

    LGBT Center - Belknap

    Cultural & Equity Centers

    120 E. Brandeis Ave.

    University of Louisville

    Louisville, Kentucky 40292

    Phone:(502) 852-0696

    Office Hours

    Diversity & Equity Centers on Belknap Campus are open 
    M-F 9am-5pm

    HSC LGBT Center is open
    M-F 9am-5pm

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    LGBT Center - HSC

    500 S. Preston St.

    A Building, Room 209C/D

    Louisville, Kentucky 40292

    Phone:(502) 852-5861