Inclusive Health Conference 2020: LGBTQ+ Health In Medicine
Maple Leaf Room, Lister Center
11613 87 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T6G 2T2, Canada
The Sexuality and Gender Advocacy Committee is aware of the COVID-19 outbreak and implications for the Inclusive Health Conference 2020. We have been following Alberta Health Services updates including the most recent release as of today, March 12, 2020.
We are making plans and will release a comprehensive statement regarding the 2020 Conference within the next 72 hours. The health of attendees and speakers is our highest priority. In the meantime, we will be suspending the ability to register.
We appreciate your patience.
The Sexuality and Gender Advocacy Committee
Interested in developing an LGBTQ+-inclusive heathcare practice? Join health professionals from all disciplines at the Inclusive Health Conference in Edmonton, Alberta.
Attendees learn to provide inclusive, LGBTQ+-friendly care, and get an update on current medical issues in an LGBTQ+ context. This is an opportunity to build skills and familiarity with LGBQT+ care, network with other health professionals, and create referral connections. Attendees include physicians, nurses, pharmacists, social workers, therapists and students.
This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Alberta Chapter for up to 6 Mainpro+ credits.
About the conference
2020 keynote speaker Dr Ted Jablonski is an award-winning family physician from Calgary, Alberta. Dr Jablonski has been working with trans patients for over a decade and recently co-authored the Towards Optimized Practice (TOP) guideline 'Transgender Health In Primary Care'. He will be presenting on the TOP guidelines and challenges of transgender health care in Alberta. Other sessions will focus on LGBQT+ sex education, how to advocate for your LGBTQ+ patients, the AHS approach to inclusion and intersections between LGBQT+ health, workplaces, and the law.
What other attendees have said about the conference:
"An informative and powerful experience that heightened my awareness of important issues for physicians in caring for the LGBTQ2 patient. The opportunity for serious discussions through networking was appreciated" - Dr Cathy Flood, OBGYN
"Inclusive health is one of the rare health care conferences that brings together both community members and health care practitioners, the dialogue is amazing and I always leave with strategies to improve my practice" - Dr Melanie Lewis, pediatrician
"The conference has provided me with perspective and knowledge about how to be a better ally and healthcare provider for the LGBTQ2S+ community than most of my formal education prior. It is relevant for medical students, residents, staff physicians, and all multidisciplinary health staff working in our communities." - Dr Megan Howlett, Psychiatry resident
Full conference schedule and more can be found here: Inclusive Health Conference 2019 Program
BREAKFAST AND LUNCH ARE INCLUDED IN THE TICKET PRICE.
The Inclusive Health Conference is hosted by the Sexuality and Gender Advocacy Committee at the University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine. Questions and comments can be directed at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for more updates.
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