Multicultural Competency Series 2019-2020: Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Health

Pittsburgh, PA US
December 5, 2019

This program focuses on the topic of LGBT health including physical, mental health and the social determinants of health. The focus will be on the impact on individuals who identify as a sexual minority or have alternate gender expression. Presenters will relate impact of the social construction of culture, historic and contemporary. This will be tied to the impact on individual self identity, including sexual orientation and gender expression. Attendees will also receive an overview of best practice standards and strategies.

Target Audience


Cross-functional, multi-discipline staff including physicians, nurses, case managers, social workers, clinical specialists, Health Equity Committee members and Highmark Enterprise, Allegheny Health Network and Gateway Health identified staff.

Learning Objectives

Describe multicultural competence related to understanding how lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans gender( LGBT) individuals have historically and in contemporary culture, experienced discrimination, healthcare disparities and stigma.

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 6.50 APA
  • 6.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
12/05/2019 - 8:00am EST
Event ends: 
12/05/2019 - 5:53pm EST
Reed Smith Centre
225 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
United States


Parking is available in downtown and is the responsibility of the attendee.

Public transportation  is also accessible to the venue.


Thank you

Course Director:

Monica Reese, PsyD, LSW, CCM


Planning Committee Members

Anita Edwards, MD,MBA,FACP

Michael Madden, MD

Joint Providership statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through joint providership of Allegheny General Hospital and Gateway Health.  Allegheny General Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Allegheny General Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.   Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 6.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 6.50 APA
  • 6.50 Attendance


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