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Navigating the Residency Match as an LGBT Applicant

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Navigating the Residency Match as an LGBT Applicant from AAMC on Vimeo.

Video Length: 1 hour 30 minutes

Presentation Materials: Slide Deck 

Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of the webinar participants will be able to: 

  • Describe the rules governing questions that can be asked of program applicants during the residency interview process.
  • Discuss concerns related to openly sharing one's identity as lesbian, gay, bisexual, and/or transgender during the residency interview process.
  • Compare and contrast the experiences of 5 LGBT residents who recently went through different match processes, including the individual NRMP match, the couples match, and the military match. 

Brian Hurley, MD, MBA 
Immediate Past Chair, AMA LGBT Advisory Committee 
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar 
University of California, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine

Jeffrey Eugene, MD
Pediatrics Resident
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Dre Irizarry, MD
Surgery Resident
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Joseph Langham, MD
Pediatrics Resident
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Kaitlyn McCune, MD
Obstetrics and Gynecology Resident
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

René Salazar, MD
Assistant Dean for Diversity
Professor, Medical Education
The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School
Past Director of Diversity, Office of Graduate Medical Education
University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine

Chelsea Dawn Unruh, MD
Chief Family Medicine Resident
Providence St. Peter Family Medicine

Kelly A. McGarry, MD, FACP 
Program Director, GIM/Primary Care Residency 
Division of GIM, Rhode Island Hospital 
Associate Professor of Medicine 
The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Suggested Citation:
Association of American Medical Colleges and American Medical Association. "Navigating the Residency Match as an LGBT Applicant." (August, 2016). AAMC Videos and Resources. Washington, DC: Association of American Medical Colleges. Available online at: /initiatives/diversity/468858/navigating.html

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