Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) Data Collection: Promoting Best Practices for the Care of LGBTQ+ People
One hour presentation
Please register by noon on Tuesday, June 29, 2021.
Please complete the questionnaire and claim/request your continuing education or continuing medical education certificate by July 20, 2021.
SOGI Data Collection: Promoting Best Practices for the Care of LGBTQ+ People
This learning will present strategies to best collect sexual orientation and gender identity data.
All mental health providers.
By the completion of this session, participants should be able to:
- Describe Sex Assigned at Birth, Gender Identity, Gender Expression, and Sexual Orientation
- Articulate questions to capture SO/GI data to improve the patient experience and clinical documentation
- Recognize that SO/GI data is protected health information
J. Joy Gero, PsyD, LPC
Program Director of General Adult and the Behavioral Health Intensive Care Unit
UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital
Program Manager of LGBTQ Health Initiatives, Health Services Division
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Joy Gero, Psy.D. (she/her) is a psychologist who began her career at UPMC close to 14 years ago at UPMC Western Behavioral Health. During her time at UPMC, she has worked in leadership and training roles across the health care system including as the leader of patient relations at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. She was named the manager of LGBTQ+ Health Initiatives at UPMC in February of 2019 and helped lead a team that improved UPMC’s participation and designation in the Human Rights Campaign Healthcare Equality Index. Dr. Gero currently serves as the program director of the General Adult and Behavioral Health Intensive Care Units at UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital.
In addition to her work at UPMC, Dr. Gero has facilitated trainings and spoken about topics ranging from implicit bias, being an advocate for intersectional communities, moral injury, suicide, and anxiety.
From this site after program:
From the Education and Consultative Services of UPMC WPH office
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 1.00 APA
- 1.00 ASWB
- 1.00 Attendance