Category: Events

2017 National Transgender Health Summit

UCSF’s Center of Excellence for Transgender Health invites you to attend the 2017 National Transgender Health Summit (NTHS), the premiere national conference in transgender health. This landmark program will present cutting-edge research, evidence-based educational sessions, and training opportunities across many disciplines.

The Summit will be held November 10-12, 2017 in Oakland, California.

CEUs, CMEs, and UCSF course credit will be offered.

To learn more please visit:


New Featured Presentation at the Integrated Care Conference – Los Angeles

The 2017 Annual Statewide Integrated Care Conference is once again featuring an LGBT track.

The conference will be held October 25-26, 2017 at the Hilton Universal City Hotel.

Beck Gee-Cohen, MA, LADC will be presenting on Thursday October 26, 2017.  The workshop entitled   “Sentenced to Injustice: Trans People and the Trauma of Incarceration” will address the disparities of TGNC people entering the current jail/prison system, what current conditions look like in prison, and the conditions that are awaiting TGNC people after release. It will address current concerns such as substance use, mental health, and trauma of incarceration. The presentation will also look at the resiliency of trans people and efforts being made to change the institution of incarceration as it is today.

Register for the Integrated Care Conference today at:


TOT in Los Angeles

We hosted our fourth TOT event in Los Angeles, California on February 1-2, 2017!  We are excited to have twenty new trainers able to deliver trainings on behalf of the YMSM + LGBT CoE!

To learn more about our trainings and to schedule one please email

YMSM Pre-Conference Workshop

The YMSM + LGBT COE held a pre-conference workshop on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 in Universal City, California at the Hilton Universal Hotel.

Workshop attendees participated in a new training entitled, “Engaging and Retaining Young Men Who Have Sex with Men (YMSM) in Culturally Responsive Services”.  This course is a full-day training, which is intended for any providers who have contact with YMSM individuals (including MH and SUD clinicians, HIV providers, state, local and county government employees, primary care providers, public health practitioners, prevention specialists, community based organizations, teachers and counselors).  The curriculum consists of five modules, beginning with an introduction to key terms and concluding with treatment considerations.  The other modules address culture, minority stress and related health issues.

By the end of the workshop participants were be able to:

  1. Define cultural competence, humility, proficiency and identity and incorporate practices that engage and retain YMSM in care.
  2. Define minority stress and explore its impact on the physical and mental health of YMSM & LGBT people.
  3. Identify two factors that might contribute to substance use among YMSM clients.

The Integrated Care Conference also featured and LGBT track.  To learn more please visit: Integrated Care Conference 2016



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