GLMA's Health Professionals in Training (HPiT) Program

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:

  • Student and trainee scholarships to attend GLMA's Annual Conference on LGBTQ+ Health at a reduced cost
  • Advocacy trainings and events to further engage in systemic change
  • Eligibility for student and trainee achievement awards
  • Opportunities to present LGBTQ+ health research through webinars, conference presentations, and poster sessions
  • Events designed to connect and network with LGBTQ+ leaders across all health professions and disciplines

By joining the program, HPiT members also give themselves access to a multitude of leadership opportunities on the HPiT Committee. 

Current HPiT Leadership Opportunities:

HPiT Co-Chairs

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. 

For more information, see here.

Open Application Cycle: Spring 2024

Term: 1 Year
(September 2024 - September 2025)

Upcoming HPiT Leadership Opportunities:

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.

Next Application Cycle: Fall 2024

Term: 1 Year
(November 2024 - October 2025)

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.

Next Application Cycle: Fall 2024

Term: 1 Year
(January 2025 - December 2025)

AMA MSS Delegate & Alternate(s) 

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 mission to advance LGBTQ+ health equity.

Next Application Cycle: Winter 2024.

Term: 1 Year
(January 2025 - December 2025)