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HSR&D Career Development Award Enhancement Initiative

Exploring VA Veteran and Provider Perspectives of Transgender and Gender Diverse Healthcare and Health Services Research


by John Blosnich, PhD, MPH ; Taylor Boyer, MPH ; Michael Kauth, PhD ; Jillian Shipherd, PhD ; Hill Wolfe, MPA
Seminar date: 6/8/2021

Description: In this Cyberseminar Presenters will summarize findings from semi-structured interviews from 30 transgender and gender diverse (TGD) Veterans and 8 TGD specialty care providers. Major areas of focus include barriers and facilitators to VA and community care, engaging Veterans in research, and identifying research priorities. Directors of the VA LGBT Health Program will discuss implications of clinical education, care access and delivery, and research. Intended audience: Health research scientists, LGBT Veteran Care Coordinators, members of Patient Aligned Care Teams (PACTs), and Veterans interested in LGBT and Transgender healthcare issues within VA.

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