LGBTQ+ patients are at increased risk for discrimination and poor health outcomes. Many LGBTQ+ individuals report discrimination by health care workers, including being denied needed care. Culturally competent care improves overall health outcomes. Creating a welcoming clinical environment is an important component of culturally competent care.
Chester Family Medicine
Vermont, Southern Vermont LGBTQ, LGBT, Health, Cultural competence
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Forbes-Mobus, Emily, "LGBTQ+ Health: Creating a Welcoming Environment in the Primary Care Office" (2016). Family Medicine Clerkship Student Projects. 190.