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Disease Prevention Strategies for LGBT Persons – Part 2

Video Length: 16 minutes

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

  • Identify at least 3 screening tests, preventive interventions, and/or health care maintenance strategies appropriate for LGBT populations.
  • Identify at least 3 strategies for customizing screening and preventive care for LGBT patients, taking into consideration the unique history and preferences of each individual.
  • Describe 3 barriers that exist to achieving satisfactory uptake of screening and/or prevention recommendations in LGBT populations and propose 3 strategies that can be used to reduce these barriers.

Jennifer Potter, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School
Director of the Women's Health Center
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Director of the Women's Health Program, Fenway Health

Andrés F. Sciolla, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
UC Davis Health System

Madina Agenor, ScD, MPH
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Sarah Peitzmeier, MSPH
Doctoral Student, Department of Population, Family, and Reproductive Health
John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Suggested Citation:
Association of American Medical Colleges. "Disease Prevention Strategies for LGBT Persons – Part 2" (October, 2016). AAMC Videos and Resources. Washington, DC: Association of American Medical Colleges. Available online at:

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