The University of Arizona Health Sciences (UAHS) PRIDE Health Equity Alliance was created to support and provide a safe, accepting, inclusive and respectful environment for our LGBTQIA+ Health Science Community and allies. Our mission and values continue as we work towards health equity for all. Our programs and work evolves to embrace the LGBTQIA+ community needs and as such, we developed a new look to introduce to you. New branding, and continual advocacy for Health Equity for all. To learn more click here https://diversity.uahs.arizona.edu/diversity-connections/lgbtq-interest-group.
Be part of the change!
The $25,000 we raise to establish an endowment fund will directly support LGBTQIA+ students and allies annually with scholarships. Together we will provide a legacy of financial support to our UAHS LGBTQIA+ students and allies in providing inclusive affirming and equitable healthcare for LGBTQIA+ people. Donate now and be part of the change!
Incorporate sexual orientation and gender identity data collection and electronic medical records. Data collected improves the ability to serve LGBTQIA+ people of all races and ethnicities. It helps to assess and improve the health of its members.
Promote future LGBTQIA+ health professional leaders to further health equity mission for LGBTQIA+ patients.
Increase the number of LGBTQIA+ healthcare educators and experts in the field to facilitate the design, implementation, evaluation and publication of LGBTQIA+ curricula content and better prepare students and healthcare providers to care for LGBTQIA+ patients.
Support the mission and values of UAHS LGBTQIA+ Interest Group in providing education, symposiums, awards and scholarships.
Create healthcare where LGBTQIA+ people are comfortable disclosing their sexual orientation or gender identity in healthcare settings without fear of discrimination or provider bias.