Author: Paul Terry

2017 LGBTQ+ History Month Events

Check out our LGBTQ+ History Month events and book display at the Blaisdell Medical Library lobby. All events are held on the health system’s Sacramento campus. Celebrate #LGBTHistoryMonth with presentations and Blaisdell Medical Library book display… Click To Tweet October 1-31, 2017 Blaisdell Medical Library lobby LGBTQ+ Book Display: Advancing health education, advocacy, and social …

Paul David Terry, MNA is the Interim Director of Communications at UC Davis Integrative Medicine and co-editor of the Improving OUTcomes website and blog. He serves on the Vice Chancellor’s LGBTQI Advisory Council and is a past presenter for the Improving OUTcomes Conference, contributing workshops on strateges that reach and engage online LGBTQI patients and communities.

Do We Ever Finish Coming Out?

This post marks the first in a series on LGBTQ+ Patient Experiences From Our Health Professionals. Long after I came out to myself, to my family members, to my friends and to my work colleagues, I felt it was important to come out to my primary care physician. I had so many positive experiences in …

175p CallahanEdward J. Callahan, PhD
University of California, Davis Health System
Associate Vice Chancellor Emeritus for Academic Personnel
Professor Emeritus of Family and Community Medicine
Chair, Vice Chancellor’s LGBTQ+ Advisory Committee

Honoring Lesbian Visibility Day

All women have specific healthcare needs, but lesbians are at higher risk for certain health conditions than other woman. Every April 26th marks Lesbian Visibility Day, and to honor this day we have an overview of the importance of lesbian health and resources for healthful living.

Shea Hazarian
Improving OUTcomes coordinator and co-editor of the Improving OUTcomes website and blog

Paul David Terry, MNA
Co-editor of the Improving OUTcomes website and blog

Edward J. Callahan, PhD
Professor Emeritus of Family and Community Medicine
Chair, Vice Chancellor’s LGBTQ+ Advisory Council

Navigating Burnout: Planning for Social Settings

This is our second post in our series Navigating Burnout. In this session, we will look at how to handle fatigue in social settings This post-election season brought many concerns around LGBTQ+ wellness under the next presidential administration. We had hoped Health Equality for All and universal human dignity would win this election and continue …

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Paul David Terry, MNA
Co-editor of the Improving OUTcomes website and blog.

Shea Hazarian
Improving OUTcomes coordinator and co-editor of the Improving OUTcomes website and blog.

Edward J. Callahan, PhD
Professor Emeritus of Family and Community Medicine
Chair, Vice Chancellor’s LGBTQI Advisory Committee

Navigating Burnout: LGBTQ+ Self-Care Planning for Patients and Professionals

Gatherings with our families and at work are ongoing opportunities to deepen social connections throughout the year, extended by our Facebook feeds and online media. With the shift in Washington, D.C., conversations have swiftly centered on the questionable change among marginalized populations. And while festivities are intended to create camaraderie, some are finding these events …

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Paul David Terry, MNA
Co-editor of the Improving OUTcomes website and blog.

Shea Hazarian
Improving OUTcomes coordinator and co-editor of the Improving OUTcomes website and blog.

Edward J. Callahan, PhD
Professor Emeritus of Family and Community Medicine
Chair, Vice Chancellor’s LGBTQI Advisory Committee

Improving OUTcomes 2017 Summit: Leading Through Uncertainty in LGBTQ+ Healthcare

We’re excited to announce that registration for our third annual Improving OUTcomes Leadership Summit on March 25, 2017 is now open! This past year was an important time of growth for Improving OUTcomes: we launched our health resources map, held our first sponsored Grand Rounds presentation, and had a successful 2016 Conference. With a new …

175p CallahanEdward J. Callahan, PhD
Professor Emeritus of Family and Community Medicine
Chair, Vice Chancellor’s LGBTQ+ Advisory Council

Shea Hazarian
Improving OUTcomes coordinator and co-editor of the Improving OUTcomes website and blog.

Paul David Terry, MNA
Co-editor of the Improving OUTcomes website and blog.

October 2016 LGBTQ+ History Month

UC Davis Health LGBTQ+ History Month Events Tuesday, October 4, 2016 | 12-1pm, Rm 3207 An Intro to LGBT History in the United States Thursday, October 6, 2016 | 12-1pm, Rm 2206 Trans Hormone Therapy Monday, October 10, 2016 | 6-8pm, Rm 1222 Film Screening: L Word Mississippi: Hate The Sin Tuesday, October 11, 2016 …

October is LGBT History Month

October 1st marks the beginning of LGBT History Month – a celebration across the nation that highlights leaders and achievements in the LGBTQ+ community. The original idea came from a teacher from St. Louis over 20 years ago and is now a nationally recognized, month-long display of the challenges and achievements in queer culture. But …

Paul David Terry, MNA is the Interim Director of Communications at UC Davis Integrative Medicine and co-editor of the Improving OUTcomes website and blog. He serves on the Vice Chancellor’s LGBTQI Advisory Council and is a past presenter for the Improving OUTcomes Conference, contributing workshops on strateges that reach and engage online LGBTQI patients and communities.

The Virtual Bridge: Rethinking Health Resources Online

Five years ago my friend confided in me that He wanted to be a She. It took one moment for me to tell her how honored I was to know her story, and a few minutes for her to answer my question: “When did you first know?”. She and I spent hours talking about the process …

Paul David Terry, MNA is the Interim Director of Communications at UC Davis Integrative Medicine and co-editor of the Improving OUTcomes website and blog. He serves on the Vice Chancellor’s LGBTQI Advisory Council and is a past presenter for the Improving OUTcomes Conference, contributing workshops on strateges that reach and engage online LGBTQI patients and communities.

Young Voices, Dreaming Large Needed for LGBTQIA Health Equity – Apply Here!

As a queer, genderfluid Punjabi person of color, I want to shake up your thinking. To know me, you ought to know that my gender pronouns are she, her, they, them. I am an undergraduate student committed to becoming a physician so I can provide and advocate for equitable healthcare for LGBTQIA communities. As healthcare …

This blog submission is from a current UC Davis undergraduate student who wishes to remain anonymous.