Equal Care for Equal Lives: Conference Workshops & Presenters

Equal Care for Equal Lives - An LGBTQ Inclusive Healthcare Summit
October 19-21, 2016

October 19
Opening Reception (with special guest Harvey Makadon)
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

October 20
7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. | Registration
8:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. | Welcome & Introduction
8:15 a.m. - 9:50 a.m. | Opening Session - Stigma and Its Impact on Health - Harvey Makadon
                                     LGBTQ Health Disparities 101 - Panel (Moderated by Harvey Makadon)
10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. | Break
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. | Concurrent Session I (60 minutes)

  • LGBTQ 101/202 - HRC/Tonya Estell
  • HIV in Arkansas and Criminalization - Cornelius Mabin
  • Patient and Employee Protections under the ACA - Katie Keith

11:20 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. | Concurrent Session II

  • Developing a Multidisciplinary Program for Trans Youth - Dr. Ximena Lopez
  • Tobacco Cessation and the LGBTQ community - Darrien Skinner
  • PrEP and PEP - Marvell Terry

12:20 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. | Break
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. | Lunch Plenary - What LGBTQ Patients Wish Their Physicians Knew (Panel) - Dr. Janet Cathey, Rhys Harper, Rae Nelson
1:40 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.

  • Transform Health - ArTEC
  • Gender Affirming Services in Central Arkansas - Janet Cathey
  • Mental Health and the LGBTQ Community - Dani Archie, Angie Bowen, Rachel Pinto

2:50 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. | Cultural Competency for the LGBTQ Community - Creating a Welcoming Space - Doctor-Patient Communication - Sara Tariq, Mary Cantrell
Best Practices for LGBTQ Healthcare Settings (Provider Panel) - Julie Moretz, Greg Adams
4:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. | Closing Remarks

October 21
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | LGBTQ Cultural Competency for Healthcare (Treatment Teams) - Samuel Jackson