03 December 2013 ~ 0 Comments

RESCHEDULED!!! ‘Talk it Out with your Doc’ rescheduled for January 18, 2014

Author: mohec-admin

Due to severe weather and icy road conditions we are canceling tomorrow’s Talk it OUT with your Doc meeting. We apologize for this change, but it’s a decision we had to make to keep everyone safe — and healthy.

Don’t worry though. We’re moving the date to Saturday, January 18, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

We’d love to see you in January, and please invite all your friends. Registration is still free and open to all interested parties: http://talkitoutwithyourdoc.eventbrite.com

January 18, 2014

10:00 AM. – 12:30 P.M.

PROMO (Coronado Building, Spring Avenue entrance)
3701 Lindell Boulevard,
St. Louis, MO 63108


PROMO, SAGE Metro St. Louis, and Missouri Health Equity Collaboration are joining forces to bring you ‘Talk It Out With Your Doc’. Please share this event information with possible community partners that might be interested in attending!

The goal of this four-session workshop is to raise awareness within the LGBT communities about health disparities and the need to establish regular and routine care with a doctor by providing relevant information coupled with tools, resources and techniques that can aid participants in being better advocates for their health care needs.

  • Understand the prevalent health disparities in the LGBT community
  • Understand the importance of establishing a primary care provider
    • Discuss barriers and solutions to establishing a relationship with your doctor
    • Identify recommended and routine screenings
  • Understand how policy impacts accessing health care services
    • The Affordable Care Act and change in insurance options
    • Patient rights
    • Durable Power of attorney


10:00 am -10:30 am:  Registration/bunch

10:30 am -10:40 am Welcome

  • Tracy McCreery, PROMO

10:40 am -11:10 am: What We Know – and Don’t Know – about LGBT Health

  • Ken Haller, M.D., St. Louis University School of Medicine

11:10 am – 11:40 am:  Policy and LGBT Health

  • Tracy McCreery, PROMO

11:40 am -12:10 am:  Patients’ rights, power of attorney and the importance of establishing a primary care physician

  • Eugene Potchen-Webb, SAGE Metro St. Louis

12:10 am -12:30 am: Next steps

  • Tracy McCreery, PROMO

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