Understand Important GLBT Health Issues
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 GLBT healthcare in the US. This report includes thorough research as well as testimony from the most influential organizations in GLBT health today. The AMA was asked to provide testimony for this report, and a transcript of this testimony can be found here.
Know where major national medical and healthcare organizations stand on GLBT health issues with GLMA's Compendium of Health Profession Association LGBT Policy & Position Statements.
Virtual Mentor is the AMA's online ethics journal, and its vast catalog contains many enlightening articles on GLBT health and ethics in medicine. Start at the Case Index to browse by topic, or use the search bar to focus your search.
Take a look at policy the AMA has passed on GLBT health-related issues.
Watch here. This lecture by Dr. Jennifer Potter of Harvard Medical School sheds light on some of the most pressing health issues facing the GLBT community. The video was produced by the AMA and Fenway Health.
Listen here. AMA Virtual Mentor spoke with Dr. Saul Levin, Vice President of science, medicine, and public health at the AMA, about the effect of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" on physicians and why the AMA supported repeal of the controversial Act.