While treatment for opioid-use disorder remains gender blind, the impact and effects of the disease are not.
The intersection of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, ethnicity and class can determine patients’ health and well-being, experts say.
Survey suggests discrimination is common. Better policies, a more supportive culture and professional mentors are needed, physician mothers argue.
Teaching patients—and health professionals—to harness the power of prevention yields a sharp reduction in the rate of end-stage renal disease.
The post-residency training opportunity would give physicians valuable expertise to improve care for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender patients.