It’s very early in Phoenix, AZ as I write this–I’m here to teach the IPV medical-forensic exam course for IHS (we have another one coming up in February if you’re interested), so it’s a packed week. I had my kiddo in town over the weekend for a friend’s son’s Bar Mitzvah and then I hopped a plane last night after putting her on one of her own (an occurrence that happens too often in my life). All this to say, I didn’t read much this weekend, but let me share what caught my attention since last we spoke. More next week, I promise.
The impact of not speaking the language
This week is Transgender Awareness Week–start increasing your own awareness with this piece on street harassment (then head over to FORGE for materials that will improve your capacity to care for transgender patients.)
Please screen your lesbian patients
No surprise, this