Summary: WASHINGTON – The Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the nation’s largest gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) civil rights organization, and the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association, the nation's largest association of GLBT healthcare professionals, today announced the release
Summary: SAN FRANCISCO--January 18, 2008--There has been widespread media coverage recently about a drug-resistant strain of MRSA bacteria, known as USA300, found in gay men in San Francisco and Boston. The findings were reported in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
Summary: SAN FRANCISCO--October 15 2007--Jason S. Schneider, MD, of Atlanta, Georgia, has been elected President of the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA). Dr. Schneider succeeds Robert Garofalo, MD, MPH, of Chicago, Illinois.
Summary: SAN FRANCISCO--October 8, 2007–-The Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA) has named Eliav Barr, Robert Garofalo, Judy Shepard, and Paul Wertsch to receive its 2007 Achievement Awards. Sydney Tam has been named as the 2007 Gayhealth.com/GLMA Provider of the Year.
Summary: SAN FRANCISCO--October 5,2007--The Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA) today announced its support for including transgender people in the federal Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA).
Summary: SAN FRANCISCO--October 2, 2007--The Gay and Lesbian Medical Association and Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Family Project the this week released the first Healthcare Equality Index, an annual survey addressing five areas of greatest concern to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender patients.
Summary: CHICAGO, IL--September 26, 2007--The Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA) today announced they will conduct a national survey to study physicians’ attitudes, knowledge and beliefs about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) patients’ unique health care needs.
Summary: BURLINGTON, VT--July 27, 2007--The Gay and Lesbian Medical Association announced today at the Women in Medicine Conference in Burlington, Vermont that its Lesbian Health Fund (LHF) program has given $500,000 to support lesbian health research.
Summary: SAN FRANCISCO--July 12, 2007--The Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA) today announced its opposition to the nomination of James Holsinger, MD to be Surgeon General, based on his testimony before a Senate Committee.
Summary: SAN FRANCISCO--June 28, 2007--The American Medical Association this week voted to amend its nondiscrimination policies to include transgender persons. AMA nondiscrimination policies already included sexual orientation.
Summary: SAN FRANCISCO--April 12, 2007--A group of organizations representing medical professionals filed friend-of-the-court (or “amicus”) brief saying that commonly accepted standards of medical ethics forbid physicians from discrimination against patients on the basis of sexual orientation.
Summary: SAN FRANCISCO--April 10, 2007--Gay and Lesbian Medical Association Past President Kate O’Hanlan testified before the California Assembly Judiciary Committee in support of the Religious Freedom and Civil Marriage Protection Act...
Summary: SAN FRANCISCO--April 3, 2007--The Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA) and Equality California (EQCA) today praised the District 9 (California) branch of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG-IX) for...