Inaugural LGBTQ+ Health Equity Summit

LGBTQ+ Health Equity Summit

Inaugural Summit April 7 and 8, 2022

  • Free virtual event

  • Four dynamic keynote speakers

  • Seven breakout sessions with 14 different workshop options

This free two-day virtual event is open to all – healthcare providers of all disciplines, researchers, academics, advocates, students, or members of the general public. We welcome anyone who wishes to expand their understanding of the unique experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQ+) individuals and discuss issues affecting the health of this community.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion credits are available for MUSC attendees. Credit hours are determined by attendance at individual sessions with 12.75 total credit hours possible.

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Featured Keynote Speakers


Rachel L. Levine, M.D.

Assistant Secretary for Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


Maya Green, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer
Howard Brown Health, Chicago


Ilan Meyer, Ph.D.

Senior Scholar for Public Policy
Williams Institute, UCLA


Willette S. Burnham-Williams, Ph.D.

Interim Chief Equity Officer
Medical University of South Carolina

Selected Sessions

  • Understanding the primary care needs of LGBTQ+ patients.
  • Intersection of race and LGBTQ+ identity.
  • Minority stress and mental health.
  • Adult and pediatric transgender care.
  • Understanding intersex.  
  • Supporting the families of LGBTQ+ youth.
  • LGBTQ+ health research.