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Gender Diversity and Spiritual Care
May 8 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Here at the General we serve many patients whos gender falls outside the boxes of “male” and “female”. Come join us for a conversation about gender diversity and learn ways to better serve patients across the gender spectrum.
We are honored to have guest presenter Emiliano Leemus. Emiliano L. Lemus is a medical student and MS candidate in the UC Berkeley-UCSF Joint Medical Program, health disparities researcher, and trainer on transgender-affirming healthcare. After completing a bachelor’s degree in Biochemical Studies at Harvard College, Emiliano worked for a decade as a community organizer, serving as founding director of Erósfera, Center for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Puebla, Mexico, and co-director of Bluestockings Activist Center in NYC. Emiliano now researches the health and healthcare needs of homeless transgender youth in the San Francisco Bay Area, and helps healthcare organizations better understand how to serve marginalized transgender populations.