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Integrating LGBT and DSD Content into Medical School Curricula

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Video Length: 22 minutes


In this video, Andrew Hollenbach, PhD interviews three leaders in the academic medicine community on how to best include LGBT and DSD content into the medical school curricula. The panelists discuss how internal and external factors can influence faculty and students success in incorporating LGBT and DSD content; tips and effective strategies for including and developing this content; how to handle the systematic barriers that may be encountered when attempting to include this content; how to maintain momentum when leading these efforts; and evidence-based teaching methods to aid in optimal learning.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Analyze at least 3 historical barriers to inclusion of content on LGBT and DSD health in undergraduate medical curricula.
  • Describe at least 3 successful strategies for including content on LGBT and DSD health in undergraduate medical curricula.
  • Develop a plan for adding LGBT and DSD health content in the learner’s undergraduate medical curriculum.


Andrew Hollenbach, PhD
Associate Professor of Genetics
Department of Genetics
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center


Carey Roth Bayer, EdD, RN, CSE
Associate Professor
Departments of Community Health and Preventive Medicine/Medical Education
Morehouse School of Medicine
Associate Director of Educational Leadership
Satcher Health Leadership Institute

Kristen L. Eckstrand, MD, PhD
PGY1 Resident, University of Pittsburgh Department of Psychiatry
Associate Editor, MedEdPORTAL Differences of Sex Development Health Collection
Co-Chair, AAMC Advisory Committee on Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Sex Development
Founding Director, Vanderbilt University Medical Center Program for LGBTI Health

Siddarth Puri, MD
Psychiatry Resident
Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior
University of California Los Angeles


Suggested Citation

Association of American Medical Colleges. "Integrating LGBT and DSD Content into Medical School Curricula." (November, 2015). AAMC Videos and Resources. Washington, DC: Association of American Medical Colleges. Available online at: /initiatives/diversity/449506/integratingcontent.html

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