UAHS LGBTQ+ National Symposium & Community Health Fair

Sat, 02/22/2020 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

University of Arizona Health Sciences Campus
Drachman Hall Walkway of Wellness
1305 N. Martin Ave. (Outside)
Tucson, AZ 85719

 

UAHS LGBTQ+ National Symposium & Community Health Fair

9:00-9:50AM- Registration & Set Up

10:00-10:45AM- Gabriel Sarah, MD., “Supportive Environment For Those Providing Care.” UCSF Distinguished Keynote Speaker

11:00AM-12:00PM- Breakout Sessions

  • Cammy Bellis, M.Ed., College of Medicine-Phoenix, “Custody Challenges Experiences by Affirming Mothers of Transgender and Gender-Nonconforming Children”
  • Lavina Tomer, Southern Arizona Senior Pride, “Isolations and Loneliness of LGBTQ+ Older Adults”
  • Jennifer Flynn, MD, Patrick Powers-Lake, MBA, Maggie Schaeffer, MSW, Southern Arizona VA Health Care System, “Serving Our LGBTQ+ Veterans”
  • Amy D’Arpino, Arizona Complete Health, “LGBTQ+ Youth Panel; Experiences & How You May Be Supportive”

12:15-2:15PM- Food Trucks/ Lunch on your own, Community Health Fair & Entertainment

2:30-3:30PM- Breakout Sessions

  • Cammy Bellis, M.Ed., College of Medicine-Phoenix, “Custody Challenges Experiences by Affirming Mothers of Transgender and Gender-Nonconforming Children”
  • Amy D’Arpino, Arizona Complete Health, “LGBTQ+ Youth Panel; Experiences & How You May Be Supportive”
  • Tylar Zinn, Rainbow Connection Self Defense, “Self-Defense Demonstration”
  • Catherine Moutray & Jason Rivera, Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation, “Best Practices in LGBTQ+ Health Care”

3:45-4:00PM- Closing/RAFFLE Prizes

 

 

 

Raffle Prizes include $25 certificate to Beyond Bread & $100 certificate to Cielos Restaurant.

 

 

 

 

Free to all UArizona & Tucson Community! Feel Free to attend any or all sessions.  Free morning/afternoon refreshments! 

FREE Make up Tutorials! Self Defense Demo  FREE 5-min Chair Massages!

Please RSVP here: http://bit.ly/LGBTQ_Symposium20

 

Gabriel Sarah, MD. - Distinguished Keynote Speaker 

Pediatric Anesthesiologist, University of California San Francisco (UCSF) 

Gabriel Sarah, MD is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care at UCSF.  As an educator, Dr. Sarah serves in many roles. Within undergraduate medical education, he serves as a Bridges Coach and as a Bridges Curriculum Topic Curator where he develops and guides the development of curriculum. He has special interest in curriculum related to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, including curriculum focused on race, gender, and LGBTQ+ health. In graduate medical education, Dr. Sarah is the Associate Residency Program Director for Guidance and Development for the Anesthesia Residency Program at UCSF. He has specific interest in mentorship and sponsorship, professionalism and professional development for residents, and diversity in residency.  Dr. Sarah attends clinically mainly as a pediatric anesthesiologist at the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital. He also provides pain management services to children. On occasion, you can find him in an operating room at Mt. Zion.

 

 

 

2020 Participating Community Health Fair Organizations:

  • Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation (SAAF)
  • LGBTQ Chamber of Commerence
  • Tucson LGBTQ Foundation
  • Southern Arizona Gender Alliance (SAGA)
  • Southern Arizona Senior Pride
  • All of Us
  • University of Arizona Campus Health
  • University of Arizona College of Public Health
  • University Medical Center Tucson-Banner
  • Rainbow Connection Self Defense
  • Walk in Beauty Massage 
  • Humane Society of Southern Arizona
  • Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health
  • Southern Arizona Veteran Affairs
  • Rachel Cox
  • Palo Verde Behavioral Health
  • Colby Olsen Foundation
  • Journey of Gender 

 

If you are interested in sponsoring any of our events and learning more about our UAHS LGBTQ+ Interest Group, or would like to receive more information about our events, please email Lydia Kennedy at lkkennedy@email.arizona.edu.

Event Coordinator: 
Cydney Walters
5206215531
Event Contact Department: 
UAHS ODI