Jennifer Potter, MDHarvard Medical School, Department of General Medicine, Boston, MA
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Women’s Health Center, Boston, MA
The Fenway Institute, Boston, MA
Caring for Sexual and Gender Minority Patients: What Factors Explain Self- Reported Competence Among Healthcare Professional Students?
December 16, 2021 | December 2021 Vol 12, No 12
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex (LGBTQI) people—broadly included within the umbrella of “sexual and gender minorities” (SGM)—have unique health and healthcare needs. SGM youth experience higher rates of family rejection, increased use of tobacco and other substances, more bullying, and higher suicide rates.
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