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Archived Events

2020 - 2021

Beyond the Binary: Trans and Gender Diverse Health

Beyond the Binary: Trans and Gender Diverse Health

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

In recent years, rights and protections for transgender and non-binary people in the United States have seen monumental gains and at times faced significant setbacks, which often create barriers to accessing essential health services. Despite meaningful progress and growing awareness around the health needs of trans and non-binary people, these populations still face persistent health disparities, discrimination in accessing care, and a scarcity of trans-competent and gender-affirming care. To discuss these issues and ways forward, HPA was joined by Dr. Mitzi Hawkins and Jenna Raques, MPH. Listen to the moderated discussion.
Confronting Racism in Medical Education

Confronting Racism in Medical Education

Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020

Amid renewed reckoning with racism in the U.S., addressing persistent systemic, structural, and interpersonal racism in medical education has emerged as a critical component to developing a more diverse and inclusive healthcare workforce and eliminating inequities impacting Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC). Jessica L. Simpson, MPH, and Chase T.M. Anderson, MD, MS, joined HPA to discuss forms of activism and how medical students can confront racism in the training of our next generation of medical professionals.Listen to the moderated discussion.