We have received notice of notable events for from the Eastern Nursing Research Society (ENRS) LGBTQIA Research Interest Group (RIG)
April 22- 24, 2018, SYNChronicity2018, (Washington, D. C.)
The National Coalition for LGBT Health presents SYNChronicity 2018, a conference on LGBT, HIV, and HCV Health. Over the course of three days, in plenary and track sessions, SYNC 2018 features thought leaders and key influencers presenting the latest information on LGBT health. SYNC 2018 will address an array of topics, including best practices to SYNC STD prevention and treatment within the LGBT community: addiction services for LGBT individuals: transitional health services for transgender youth; trauma-informed care for LGBT domestic violence survivors; and harm reduction and smoking cessation for LGBT youth. For more information: http://healthhiv.org/synchronicity/
May 4 – 6, 2018 LGBT Health Workforce Conference (NYC, NY)
The LGBT Health Workforce Conference provides an overview of up-to-date practices (climate, educational, research, and clinical) in preparing the health care workforce to address the health concerns and disparities of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) communities. This conference is designed for health professionals, social workers, psychologists, educators, and students (pre-health professions, professional schools, and graduate), but all interested are invited to attend.
May 24-25, LGBTQ Research Symposium (Champaign-Urbana, IL)
The 6th Annual LGBTQ Research Symposium is focused on “Queer Thriving in the Current Social & Political Climate”. Dr. Mignon Moore from Barnard College will be the keynote speaker. The mission of the LGBTQ Research Symposium is to develop a strong interdisciplinary and collaborative network of students, scholars, practitioners, and policy makers focusing on research challenges and opportunities unique to working with LGBTQ populations. Specifically, one goal is to foster the methodological growth of students and new professionals.