Effective care for lesbian, gay, bi or transgender patients can hinge on sending the right signals and steering clear of presumptions.
The AMA Code of Medical Ethics offers guidance on what to do to help prevent, identify and treat violence and abuse.
Doctors already practicing in the U.S. are still waiting to receive their green card. Some have been waiting for decades.
Social and legal barriers are being hurdled, but LGBTQ medical care has room for improvement, expert panelists said at the AMA’s Chicago headquarters.
The medical community tells a federal court that when transgender students use a single-sex bathroom matching their gender identity, the students’ health and well-being is improved.