Social and legal barriers are being hurdled, but LGBTQ medical care has room for improvement, expert panelists said at the AMA’s Chicago headquarters.
AMA member Karen Dionesotes, MPH, has always been interested in science. It is her deep concern for patients as people that drew her to medicine.
AMA member Joshua Lesko, MD, explains how his role involves a transcendent trust, and the fight for physicians’ rights and needs.
AMA member Frank Alexander Clark, MD, saw firsthand the devastating impact of illness in his family. That pushed him to seek a medical career despite the hurdles.
AMA member Tiffani L. Bell, MD, is working to marry training in obesity medicine and child and adolescent psychiatry to serve the whole patient. She also encourages other underrepresented minorities to pursue medicine.