GLMA's HPiT Program is the nation's only interdisciplinary health professional consortium designed specifically for LGBTQ+ and allied students and trainees to connect, share knowledge, and advance their careers. GLMA's HPiT members receive all the benefits of a regular membership with additional offerings catered specifically to the unique needs of students and trainees, including:
By joining the program, HPiT members also give themselves access to a multitude of leadership opportunities on the HPiT Committee. Learn more about those opportunities below.
HPiT Leadership Opportunities:
Co-Chairs of the Health Professionals in Training Committee represent GLMA’s student and trainee members, develop HPiT content and programming for GLMA's Annual Conference, oversee HPiT’s various committees, and attend GLMA board meetings as a full voting board member.
GLMA Health Trainee Fellowship
Fellows build LGBTQ+ health advocacy community by serving as a resource for GLMA student and trainee members and empowering others interested in attaining similar accomplishments.
Fellows have a flexible platform to identify student and trainee LGBTQ+ health advocacy, networking, and education (i.e.,workshop, webinar) needs and target their skill sets to meet them. Fellows work on projects to build LGBTQ+ health advocacy knowledge and skills and engage the HPiT community.
Social Media Chairs
The Social Media Chair generates and manages social media content for GLMA to disseminate its resources, accomplishments, and ongoing advocacy missions.
Curriculum Reform Committee
The committee assesses the state of LGBTQ+ health education across various health professions, works to create resources for students to use in their home institutions, advocates for teaching culturally competent care, and serves as a resource for professional networking. Open to all health professional students and trainees, including post-doctoral and resident-level applicants.
AMA MSS Delegate/Alternate
GLMA’s AMA MSS delegates and alternates have voting power within the AMA’s medical student section. This allows GLMA to directly introduce resolutions and advocate for policy consistent with GLMA’s.