Join us on October 12, 2022 from 1:00-2:00pm CT via Zoom for the sixth installment of the Building Health Equity webinar series: Improving Health Equity in the LGBTQIA+ Community. We will be featuring Max Mowitz, program director at One Iowa, and Ana-Monica Racila, post-doctoral research fellow in the University of Iowa Department of Internal Medicine.

We will be discussing what health equity practice related to the LGBTQIA+ community should entail, what common barriers this population faces to achieving optimal health, and how health departments and other organizations can promote health equity for LGBTQIA+ identifying individuals in various settings, including healthcare.

Objectives:

1. Discuss the current health equity issues facing the LBGTQIA+ community and their causes 

2. Learn about programs and strategies that have been implemented to address these issues 

3. Explore ways to implement strategies to meet the needs of LGBTQIA+ communities and promote health equity  

Our Speakers

Max Mowitz (He/Him/Él and They/Them/Elle), One Iowa
Ana-Monica Racila (They/Them and He/Him), Carver College of Medicine Department of Internal Medicine

A recording and transcript of the webinar will be posted to this page soon after the live session concludes.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Kathleen May in advance at kathleen-may@uiowa.edu.