Office Student Diversity, College of Medicine and Life Sciences

PEOPLE in Healthcare

People in Healthcare

Mission Statement

"PEOPLE in Healthcare is a student-driven LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer) awareness organization that strives to improve the future of healthcare. PEOPLE drives intelligent discussion and encourages progressive augment of curriculum to create holistic education for medical professional students at the University of Toledo College of Medicine. We recognize that the LGBTQ patient population faces various healthcare disparities. By offering educational opportunities for students, we hope to inspire sensitivity and the best medical services for all our future patients. By normalizing the exploration of LGBTQ healthcare and issues, we work to equalize the mission of high quality care for all.”

Contact information

PEOPLE – utcompeople@gmail.com

Dr. Michele Knox -  Michele.Knox@utoledo.edu

Dr. Patricia Hogue – Patricia.Hogue@utoledo.edu

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Event information

Upcoming Events

 

Past Events

Transgender Health – PEOPLE in Health Care will be putting on a two-hour lecture and panel discussion based on "Exploring Perspectives in Transgender Health" with Dr. Ng from the Cleveland Clinic, President of the GLMA (Gay and Lesbian Medical Association). The panel is scheduled for April 10th from 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM in HEB 110.

Neuropsychiatry of HIV - PEOPLE organized a Grand Rounds Lecture and Discussion by the esteemed Professor Emeritus and Psychiatrist Dr. Warren Liang from the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Liang is a specialist in Neuro-Psychiatric issues related to the patient population dealing with HIV, AIDS, AIDS-related encephalopathy, dementia and the psycho-social issues of these diseases.

Sexual History Workshop - The Sexual History Workshop (hosted by Med Students for Choice and PEOPLE), builds on patient interview topics that may not have been fully covered in CDM. Topics include how to support a victim of sexual assault, how to discuss sexual orientation and gender identity, how to care for transgender patients, and laws about giving contraceptives to minors.

Last Updated: 6/9/16