SCCR Virtual Science Series: Creating a Welcoming and Affirming Clinical Research Environment for LGBTQ+ Participants

March 4, 2022 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
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SCCR Virtual Science Series: Creating a Welcoming and Affirming Clinical Research Environment for LGBTQ+ Participants @ Zoom Meeting Link

Presenter: Dr. Mitchell R. Lunn, MD.

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The mission of the Stanford Center for Clinical Research (SCCR) includes offering educational resources, training, and support for investigators and research staff.  We have invited the Assistant Professor of Medicine, Dr. Mitchell Lunn, MD, to provide you with an overview the demographics as well as social and health experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and other sexual/gender minority people. You will learn techniques to create welcoming and affirming LGBTQ+ participant-centered clinical research environments.

At the conclusion of this class, you will be able to:

  • Integrate current LGBTQ+ terminology into patient conversations
  • Appreciate the importance of pronoun use in patient conversations
  • Ask correct questions about sexual orientation and gender identity with sensitivity
  • Create an affirming LGBTQ+ patient-centered practice with staff training, forms, and environmental changes, including symbols & signage

Attendance is open to all research staff.

About the Instructors:

Dr. Mitchell R. Lunn, MD, MAS (he/him) is an Assistant Professor of Medicine (Nephrology) and of Epidemiology and Population Health at Stanford University School of Medicine. Mitch combines his interest in sexual and gender minority (SGM) health and technology to design and deploy digital solutions for address issues related to participant engagement, recruitment, and retention. Mitch is the co-director of The PRIDE Study, a national longitudinal cohort study of SGM adult health, and co-principal investigator of PRIDEnet, a national community engagement network focused on catalyzing SGM health research.


Spectrum is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP15435 for 2 contact hour(s).
To receive your certificate with BRN credit, you are required to complete an evaluation at the conclusion of this class.
BRN Cancellation Policy: If you wish to cancel your registration, please contact the course coordinators, Susan Saba,