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AMA Moving Medicine highlights innovation and the emerging issues that impact physicians and public health today

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Grey Rainbow: LGBTQ Patients and Aging, Part II

In the second and final episode in the series, we pick up the conversation with our two experts, Jill Dispenza, director of HIV and STD hub and hotline resources at the Center on Halsted and Dr. Magda Houlberg, Chair of the LGBTQ Advisory Committee from Howard Brown Health on the health care needs and disparities elderly LGBTQ patients may face.
January 14, 2021

Grey Rainbow: LGBTQ Patients and Aging, Part I

What are the health care needs of LGBTQ patients age 65 and older? How are these needs similar, and different, to those of cis, heterosexual seniors? How can physicians mitigate concerns such as social isolation, gender-affirming services, and mental health problems? We talk with experts Jill Dispenza and Dr. Magda Houlberg, about connecting patients with resources.
January 7, 2021

Trans Teens: What Doctors Should Know, part two

In the final episode of our series on trans teenagers, we discuss the specifics of gender affirming healthcare and how to support teens and their families.
December 10, 2020

Time to prioritize mental health as we enter the winter months

As the days get shorter and the pandemic continues to rage, mental health should become top priority for doctors and patients.
December 9, 2020

Trans Teens: What Doctors Should Know, part one

As more children and teenagers are expressing discomfort with their assigned sex at birth or their assumed gender identity, parents may be panicking. Physicians have a unique role in explaining the options available to trans teens. We discuss the differences between sex and gender, as well as the concerns that trans teenagers bring to the office.
December 8, 2020

The ethics of treating the president

We speak with the AMA's director of ethics policy about the ethics of treating the president during the pandemic, and the questions that it poses for physicians.
December 2, 2020

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