Episode 25: Queer Health Policy ft. Carl G Streed Jr, MD MPH FACP


Introduction

What is queer health policy and why is it important? Today, we chat with Dr. Carl G. Streed Jr, physician and research lead at Boston Medical Center for Transgender Medicine & Surgery. For over a decade, Carl has been dedicated to understanding and eliminating disparities among sexual and gender minorities through education reform, professional development, and systems redesign.



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Carl Streed Jr, MD MPH FACP (he/him) is a physician by training and advocate in action focused on improving the status, health, and well-being of vulnerable communities. Carl obtained his medical degree and completed residency at Johns Hopkins University. He completed a fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and master’s of public health degree at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. For over a decade, he has been dedicated to understanding and eliminating disparities among sexual and gender minorities, including lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) communities. He uses a decidedly health-focused perspective with emphasis placed on the intersection of identities. He has approached the issues facing LGBTQ individuals and communities through education reform, professional development, and systems redesign. Carl has held numerous leadership positions through the AMA, AMSA, and GLMA.

Currently, Carl is a physician and research lead at Boston Medical Center for Transgender Medicine & Surgery and assistant professor at Boston University Medical School.

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