LGBTQ Health Section

  • What Is the LGBTQ Health Section?

    Inclusion190The LGBTQ Health Section welcomes all TMA members who are interested in advancing the association’s leadership role in providing physicians and patients with evidence-based, scientific information on care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transexual, and queer/questioning individuals. The section also addresses practice management issues and communicates TMA policy and expertise on LGBTQ health to other physicians, policymakers, and the public.

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  • Calling Section Members: Help Determine Section’s Priorities

    Please complete this quick, five-minute survey that will help determine each member section’s priorities for the coming year. Your feedback is instrumental in learning the goals for each of the six member sections.

    Take this opportunity to answer the survey and share what matters to you most. The survey is open until Monday, May 20.

    Complete the Survey

  • LGBTQ Section Member Highlight

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    Kelly Bennett, MD

    Kelly Bennett, MD, chair of the 2023-24 LGBTQ Health Section Executive Council, is leading the LGBTQ Health Section's charge. She believes the section is important “to protect the medical and professional interests of a historically marginalized community of people."

    Find Out About Dr. Bennett
  • LGBTQ Health Section Leadership

    The LGBTQ Health Section is led by the LGBTQHS Executive Council, which is elected annually by the section membership. The Executive Council is currently comprised of the chair, chair-elect, secretary, and medical student representative. 

    Read the Letter from the Chair

  • Join the LGBTQ Health Section

    The LGBTQ Health Section is open to all TMA members with an interest in LGBTQ health policy and serving LGBTQ patient populations. If you'd like to get involved, click the link below and indicate your interest on your TMA online profile.

    Join the Section


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