Programs and Services at HSC
Educational Support: We provide free panels, presentations and tailored educational sessions to all departments and schools on the HSC on LGBT health-related issues. For example, we have presented to Emergency Medicine residents about transgender health needs, to Dental School staff a lunch-and-learn about LGBT health concerns, and classroom presentations for Nursing Master's students in Women’s Health. Email us with your request: firstname.lastname@example.org.
eQuality at the University of Louisville: The University of Louisville School of Medicine will be the pilot implementation site for newly released LGBT health competencies for medical schools. This exciting project is made possible through an innovative partnership between the LGBT Center, Undergraduate Medical Education Office, and Health Sciences Center Office for Diversity and Inclusion. Learn more about eQuality at UofL here.
HSC Pride: Student group for students who identify as LGBT or as allies. (Allies are truly welcome! Please join in!) To learn about upcoming meetings email email@example.com
LGBTQ+ Affirming Healthcare Series: The series provides healthcare students, professionals and anyone interested in LGBTQ+ affirming practices with the knowledge and applicable skills needed to advocate and improve health outcomes for LGBTQ+ patients in a self-directed, interactive, and inter-professional training program. Find more information about the series here.
Office Hours:Students who would like to talk with someone about LGBTQ+ related issues are encouraged to stop by our offices or email. We are here to support you! Office location is on the HSC in the “A” building on the HSC Courtyard, rooms 209C/D. We are in and out of the office for meetings, but we welcome walk-ins between 9am-5pm and also emails to set up a meeting.
Emails: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
Another resource is Dr. Angela Pyle, the HSC Counselor. She talks regularly with students about LGBTQ+ related concerns and is a wonderful resource for students. Please contact her at (502) 852-0996.
Safe Zone Training: The Safe Zone Training Program of the LGBT Center provides education on the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community that contributes to a safe and welcoming experience for all members of the university as well as LGBT-specific health issues relevant to academic medicine, practice and research. Safe Zone training includes a panel of people from the LGBT community, Q&A session and an overview of emerging LGBT health issues for researchers and health care providers. We hold two of each training per year. For information about upcoming trainings contact email@example.com.