In this 2-hour webinar, you will learn about the health disparities in the LGBTQ community, gain a basic understanding of the needs of this community (Spoiler: It’s dignity and respect), and you will examine your own biases and assumptions. You will also learn some practical ideas for making your practice more welcoming and affirming.
Mx. Clare Madrigal (she/her/hers): Clare has been an Emergency Room nurse for 13 years, and serves as the LGBTQ+ Resource Nurse for two Johns Hopkins Medicine hospitals. In this role, Clare provides LGBTQ+ health education for staff, community outreach and advocacy for patients, as well as employees. Also, as an emergency nurse at Frederick Health Hospital, Clare has implemented LGBTQ+ health education, and continues to encourage inclusive practices within the organization. Mx. Madrigal is a board member of The Frederick Center, providing education and advocacy to the Frederick County LGBTQ+ community.
Owner of REACH: Rainbow Education And Consulting for Health, LLC, Mx. Madrigal provides LGBTQ+ health training for organizations, private practices and businesses. Certified in Plant-Based Nutrition, Clare assists with diet and lifestyle changes.