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In celebration of National Coming Out Day, a national day of awareness that encourages and supports members of sexual and gender minority groups expressing their true identities, Vital Voices a podcast hosted by the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation, Holly J. Humphrey is joined by Dr. Stephan Davis, director of the Masters of Health Administration program at the University of North Texas Health Center’s School of Public Health, for an in-depth discussion on increasing LGBTQ+ inclusion in health professions learning environments. How do we create spaces that are inclusive of the LGBTQ+ community in our health professions learning environment? How do we create learning environments that are inclusive and where students can see themselves represented, but also where they feel safe, welcomed, and valued that they belong and that they can ultimately thrive in the healthcare workforce.

Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a serious public health issue, and nurses have the potential to screen, navigate to interventions, and provide support, but responses to IPV differ greatly in mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan. We conducted a scoping review to examine the nursing literature on IPV in the above four regions in China.

Authors: Quanlei Li, HuapingLiu, Kuei-RuChou, Chia-ChinLin, Iat-KioVan, Patricia M.Davidson,
Jacquelyn C.Campbell

Megan R. Gerber, MD, MPH, FACP
Megan Gerber, MD, MPH is a general internist and medical educator with a career-long focus on the medical care of trauma-exposed women. She is currently an Associate Professor of Medicine at Boston University and Medical Director of Women’s Health at VA Boston. Dr. Gerber ‘s work focuses on optimizing medical outcomes for women who have experienced trauma as well as adapting systems of care to be trauma-informed and sensitive to the needs of survivors. She has authored multiple peer reviewed publications on intimate partner violence and is the editor of the textbook, “Trauma-informed Healthcare Approaches: A Guide for Primary Care.”

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