Harvard Medical School Offers Course on Caring for LGBTQIA+ Infants

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Students at Harvard Medical School can learn about how to provide healthcare to infants who are supposedly LGBTQIA+, according to a course catalog description.

In the course "Caring for Patients with Diverse Sexual Orientations, Gender Identities, and Sex Development," which is regularly available at the school, students are offered the opportunity to work with "patients [who] identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex or asexual," as first reported by The College Fix.

"Clinical exposure and education will focus on serving gender and sexual minority people across the lifespan, from infants to older adults," the course description says.

The course also lets students "engage in a mentored scholarly endeavor" such as "advocacy, quality improvement, medical education, original research, or public health project."

Massachusetts General Hospital, which serves as the primary meeting location for the medical school's 2022-23 academic year, offers a variety of transgender surgical procedures for individuals 18 and older, as well as resources for transgender youth, such as referrals to LGBTQ support groups.... (Read more)