This is part 2 of our visit to Vancouver Coastal Health (@VCHHealthcare) to learn about transgender person health and health care as part of the Lantern project. You can read part 1 here: Visiting the Transgender Person Health Program, Vancouver BC #KPLantern. Prior to being a physician, Gail Knudson, MD (@Gail_Knudson), was an educator (and … Continue reading All genders are welcomed and represented: #KPLantern in Vancouver, BC (Part 2)
Slides for the presentation “Being a Transgender Ally and Unconscious Bias” being given at the 2015 LGBTQ Health Care Speaker Series for Knowledgeable providers. You can view it directly on Slideshare by going here. Continue reading→
When the Kaiser Permanente Innovation Consultancy (@KPInnovation) undertakes an insight project, it recruits at least two Kaiser Permanente regions + one external “examplar” site outside of Kaiser Permanente.
As part of my learning of the design thinking technique, I was fortunate to join the team (of myself and Team Lead and Designer Dana Ragouzeos) to complete our field work there. I’m glad we did. Continue reading→
The topic of implicit or unconscious bias is integrated into a lot of the work I am doing today. I did a pretty exhaustive review of the research last year in preparation for this presentation (Presentation: Being a Transgender Ally and Unconscious Bias ). I am about to give a refreshed version of the presentation to fellow clinicians at Kaiser Permanente (which I’ll post here).
I figured it would be a good idea to read the book version of all the papers I read and the experts I spoke to last year (much of it chronicled here, many many posts…). This is that book. Continue reading→
XXinHealth (@XXinHealth) is happening soon (see: I AM excited to be part of XXinHealth’s sixth annual women’s retreat) and my co-host / guest star, Vivienne Ming (@NeuralTheory) has set up an impressive discussion for us.
I’m not going to lie, I’m a little anxious, as much as I am eager. Great development opportunity!
I am also human, which means I have implicit/unconscious biases that shape my behavior, as do all human beings. I’ve written about this previously, multiple times on this blog (see the full list of posts here, there are many). Continue reading→
Back to the nation’s capital – This week’s photograph is of the reflecting pool, between the Lincoln Memorial and Washington Monument, in Washington, DC. Rest of the series below, enjoy. Continue reading→