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    Integrating LGBT and DSD Content into Medical School Curricula

    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