LGBTQ+ INCLUSIVE MEDICAL EDUCATION ALLIANCE (LIMA)

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ABOUT LGBTQ+ INCLUSIVE MEDICAL EDUCATION ALLIANCE

We are a network of medical students, doctors and service users campaigning for better LGBTQ+ teaching for medical students and doctors to improve healthcare professionals' Medical Curriculum and queer patients' experiences. Our vision is for teaching on LGBTQ+ health to be a requirement across UK Medical Schools, in order to sufficiently equip medical students to treat LGBTQ+ patients in their future practise

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OUR GOALS

 What are our aims?

For more information on our goals take a look at our mission statement which you can find on the About Us page. You are also free to contact us to ask us more!

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LONG TERM GOALS

These are what we aim to achieve in the long run as a network, but which we know may take us a little longer.

  • For the GMC to mandate knowledge on LGBTQ+ healthcare in its Outcomes for Graduates

  • For the MSC to include LGBTQ+ healthcare in the Medical Licensing Assessment (MLA)

  • For NICE to produce guidelines for LGBTQ+ healthcare

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SHORT TERM GOALS

These are what we aim to achieve as soon as we can with the help of the whole network.

  • Create and share an open letter to the GMC, MSC and NICE calling for change in LGBTQ+ healthcare teaching

  • For all UK Medical Schools to make a commitment to ensure sufficient teaching on LGBTQ+ healthcare

  • Raise awareness of the importance of knowledge on LGBTQ+ healthcare for medical students

  • Highlight resources and voices that are educating on LGBTQ+ health

 
 

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