Category: LGBTQ health

Vulnerability, Community, and Advancing the Legacy of Harvey Milk

May 22, is Harvey Milk Day! Harvey Milk gained fame for becoming the first openly gay elected official in California, serving on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors before his assassination in 1978. His activism in San Francisco culminated in his defeat of the Briggs Initiative (California State Proposition 6), which would have banned anyone …

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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 LGBTQ+ Advisory Council

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

Improving OUTcomes 2017: Resources for You

The time is finally upon us: welcome to the Improving OUTcomes Leadership Summit, our third annual conference!

Shea Hazarian
Improving OUTcomes Coordinator
Co-editor, Improving OUTcomes website and blog

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

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

A Guide to Our Speakers at Improving OUTcomes 2017

We recently profiled the speakers who will present at the Improving OUTcomes Leadership Summit. If you’ve been waiting to register until you know what they’ll be talking about, wait no more! Building Clinical Competence and Supporting Transgender Medical Care in the Primary Care Setting Michelle Famula, M.D. Dr. Famula’s presentation is focused on how a group …

Shea Hazarian
Improving OUTcomes Coordinator
Co-editor, Improving OUTcomes website and blog

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

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

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.

What’s the Deal With Gender Pronouns?

Hello, blogosphere! My name is Shea, I work at the UC Davis School of Medicine, and my gender pronouns are she/her/hers.

Shea Hazarian is an Academic Programs Analyst at UC Davis Health and the Improving OUTcomes Conference coordinator. She earned a BA in Sociology from the University of San Francisco and currently works to develop multiple LGBTQ+ health initiatives at the Health System.