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GLBT Resources

Access gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) health-related articles, podcasts, handouts and presentations produced by the AMA and other leaders in the GLBT health field.

The AMA Advisory Committee on Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender issues provides the following resources to assist you in your professional career as an GLBT physician and/or in your medical practice caring for GLBT patients. Please contact the AMA at glbt@ama-assn.org or call J. Mori Johnson at (312) 464-5678 if you would like additional information on GLBT resources or to suggest additions to this resource.

GLBT Health Resources
Clinicians who are competent in GLBT care can better meet their patients' often complex healthcare needs. Below is a compilation of some of the top resources and literature on GLBT healthcare issues.

Create an GLBT-friendly practice
See if your practice is listed in the GLMA Provider Directory, find recommended standards of practice with GLBT patients and view more resources geared towards making your practice GLBT-friendly.

Know how to communicate with GLBT patients
View a free set of training modules from the Fenway Institute, a tutuorial video on taking a proper sexual health history and more tools to improving communication between you and your GLBT patients.

Understand important GLBT health issues
View reports, articles and AMA policy on GLBT health.

Take steps to spread awareness of GLBT health issues
Find resources that can help you make others aware of current GLBT health issues, including a complete Grand Rounds presentation.

GLBT Youth Suicide Prevention Resources
Suicide is the leading cause of death for GLBT youth in America. Recent instances of suicide in the GLBT youth community have attracted major media attention and raised awareness of the issue, but there is much more that can be done to lower the number of suicides nationally. Take a look at the organizations and projects below to learn about the issue, hear from people who have been affected, and find resources to help at-risk GLBT youth in your community.

Meet the major organizations in GLBT health
Find out more about the major organizations involved with GLBT health issues.