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Understand Important LGBT Health Issues

Institute of Medicine Report

In March of 2011, the Institute of Medicine produced, "The Health of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People", a comprehensive study on the state of LGBT healthcare in the US. This report includes thorough research as well as testimony from the most influential organizations in LGBT health today. The AMA was asked to provide testimony for this report, and a transcript of this testimony can be found here.

Compendium of Health Profession Association LGBT Policy & Position Statements

Know where major national medical and healthcare organizations stand on LGBT health issues with GLMA's Compendium of Health Profession Association LGBT Policy & Position Statements.

Virtual Mentor

Virtual Mentor is the AMA's online ethics journal, and its vast catalog contains many enlightening articles on LGBT health and ethics in medicine. Start at the Case Index to browse by topic, or use the search bar to focus your search.

AMA Policy on LGBT Health Issues

Take a look at policy the AMA has passed on LGBT health-related issues.

Video: "Meeting the Healthcare Needs of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Populations"

Watch here. This lecture by Dr. Jennifer Potter of Harvard Medical School sheds light on some of the most pressing health issues facing the LGBT community. The video was produced by the AMA and Fenway Health.