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Hear research findings about medical libraries and LGBTQ+ competency in medical education and discuss how medical libraries, the institutions that house them, and healthcare workers can address further needs of the transgender population.
Jordan Dias Correia (he/him) is a Ph.D. student in Library and Information Science. His research interests focus on alleviating stigma and barriers for transgender people within medical and healthcare settings and interactions through the use of evidence-based interventions that supports healthcare professionals in delivering transgender healthcare access. He also looks at epistemic authority within these interventions and interactions as well as within transgender health research. He received his MLIS from Syracuse University.
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1) Understanding some of the roles medical librarians play in LGBTQ+ competency for healthcare professionals and students.
2) Examining the current state of LGBTQ+ competency within medical education and its impact on healthcare professionals, healthcare students, and their patients.
3) Discussing how to address the needs of transgender patients