Alan W. Shindel, MD, MAS, presented “Promoting Urologic Wellness in LGBT Persons: A Call to Action” during the Jackson Hole Seminars on January 31, 2019 in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

How to cite: Shindel, Alan W. “Promoting Urologic Wellness in LGBT Persons: A Call to Action” January 30, 2019. Accessed [date today].

Promoting Urologic Wellness in LGBT Persons: A Call to Action – Summary

Alan W. Shindel, MD, MAS, highlights the fact that, while cisgender lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) people have many similar medical concerns to straight cisgender patients, physicians should exhibit medical professionalism by compentently caring for health risks specific to LGB patients. He reviews urologic concerns germane to this community, like urinary and sexual wellness, as well as quality of life considerations in gay men with prostate cancer. 

About the Ralph E. Hopkins Urology Seminar

The Ralph E. Hopkins Urology Seminar, or Jackson Hole Seminars (JHS), is a multi-day conference that focuses on patient safety and cutting-edge updates in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of urologic conditions. The topics discussed include urologic cancers, stone disease, urologic reconstruction, female urology, infertility, emerging surgical techniques, and general urology. In addition to didactic expert lectures, this conference features a unique interactive critique panel. Dr. Shindel  presented this lecture during the 39th Annual JHS. Please visit this page in order to register for future JHS meetings.