2017 Agenda

12:30-1pm   Registration/check-in

Main Program – Hotel Ballroom

1:00pm   Welcome and Opening Remarks – Hendry Ton, MD, MS

1:10pm   Building Clinical Competence and Supporting Transgender Medical Care in the Primary Care Setting – Michelle Famula, MD

2:20pm   Inclusive Services for LGBTQ Survivors of Sexual and Intimate Violence – Nic Caballero, MSW

3:30pm   BREAK

3:50pm   Fostering Leadership and Promoting Positive Change through the Development of an LGBT-inclusive Medical Curriculum at the University of Vermont – Michael Upton, MD and Nick Bonenfant, MS4

5:00pm   LGBTI Employee Resource Groups, Propelling Organizational Change – Jennifer Ingram, MS

6:10pm   Closing Remarks – Ed Callahan, PhD (Conference Chair)

Reception – Orchid Room

6-8pm   Reception

Speaker Bios

Michelle Famula, MD
Volunteer Clinical Faculty
UC Davis School of Medicine
Pronouns: she, her, hers

Dr. Famula is the former Executive Director of UC Davis Student Health and Counseling Services (SHCS). Under her direction, SHCS was the first in the UC system to fully integrate medical, mental health and wellness programs and the second in the US to implement a Primary Care Medical Home service delivery model. Her clinical practice focuses on primary care with strong behavioral health integration including sexual and gender health care. Dr. Famula has provided transgender medical services since 2003 and has championed UC Student Health Insurance Plan trans-inclusive covered benefits for medical and surgical care.

Nic Caballero, MSW
Bilingual Therapist and LGBTQ Specialist
WEAVE, Inc.
Pronouns: they, them, theirs; he, him, his

Nic Caballero has a Masters in Social Work from Sacramento State and is currently a student in the Human Sexuality PhD program at the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco.

Jennifer Ingram, MS
Diversity and Inclusion Program Director
Mayo Clinic
Pronouns: she, her, hers

As program Director in the Office of Diversity and inclusion, Jennifer Ingram has been instrumental in developing and supporting Mayo Employee Resource Groups (MERGs) which celebrate, support and encourage diversity among employees.

Michael Upton, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Larner College of Medicine, University of Vermont
Pronouns: he, him, his

Dr. Upton is a Clinical Assistant Professor and Staff Psychiatrist who has worked at the Center for Health and Wellbeing at the University of Vermont since 2004. His clinical interests include diagnostic evaluation, medication management and brief psychotherapy models. He earned the University’s Frymower scholarship to develop an LGBT-competent curriculum.

Nicholas Bonenfant
Medical Student
Larner College of Medicine, University of Vermont
Pronouns: he, him, his

Nicholas Bonenfant is a fourth-year medical student originally from Concord, New Hampshire who has developed multiple LGBT health e-modules for the College of Medicine’s medical curriculum. These modules include prescribing PrEP, transgender health, and LGBTQ youth of color.

Hendry Ton, MD, MS
Interim Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion
UC Davis Health
Pronouns: he, him, his

Dr. Ton is the Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Diversity in addition to his Interim Associate Vice Chancellor role. He is the co-founder and Medical Director of the Transcultural Wellness Center, an Asian and Pacific Islander focused community mental health clinic. He has received the UC Davis Chancellor’s Achievement Award for Diversity and Community in 2005 and the 2007 Dean’s Award for Excellence in Community Engagement for his work with communities, ethnic minorities, and cultural competence.

Ed Callahan, PhD
Conference Chair

Chair, Vice Chancellor’s LGBTQ+ Advisory Council
UC Davis Health
Chair-Elect, Group on Diversity and Inclusion
Association of American Medical Colleges
Pronouns: he, him, his

Dr. Callahan has led multiple LGBTQ+ initiatives at UC Davis Health, including the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in Electronic Medical Record Task Force, the LGBT Medical Student Curriculum Assessment, and the Vice Chancellor’s LGBTQ+ Advisory Council. He contributes to behavioral medicine training for our residents, medical students and psychology interns. His professional interests are in health psychology, with special foci in physician-patient interaction and health outcomes, HIV prevention (both primary and secondary), human sexuality and identification and treatment of substance abuse. Dr. Callahan previously served as Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Personnel for ten years.