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Integrating LGBT Health into Medical Education

Video Length: 12 minutes

Kristen Eckstrand, a fifth-year MD, PhD student in the Neuroscience Graduate Program at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and Co-Director of the Vanderbilt Program for LGBTI Health, provides an overview of the method Vanderbilt is using to integrate LGBT patient care into its medical school curriculum.

Learning Objectives:
After viewing this video, the learner will be able to:

  • Select a model for curriculum change management
  • Establish a need for change
  • Develop a curriculum change management team
  • Implement changes in the curriculum
  • Evaluate the success of curriculum changes

Kristen L. Eckstrand, MD, PhD
Co-Director, Vanderbilt Program for LGBTI Health
Past Chair, AAMC Advisory Committee on Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Sex Development

Presentation Materials: Slide Deck 


Suggested Citation:
Association of American Medical Colleges. "Integrating LGBT Health into Medical Education." (May, 2015). AAMC Videos and Resources. Washington, DC: Association of American Medical Colleges. Available online at:

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