Caring for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Patients and Families

By Carl G Streed Jr, MD
March 1, 2018

According to a recent national survey by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, 18 percent of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) Americans do not seek medical care for fear of discrimination. The results highlight an ongoing dilemma in healthcare; we cannot provide competent and compassionate care for those who fear us. Continue reading “Caring for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Patients and Families”