Health Care Professional Speaker Events
Join us in building a more LGBTQ+ friendly environment for all. Events will take place at The519 Community Centre and include a cocktail reception followed by presentations by esteemed providers in each field. Please choose the event/events you would like to register for bellow
August 9: PrEP and PEP
Dr. Michael Fanous (PharmD, RPh) and Dr. Kevin Woodward(MD, Infectious Disease Specialist) will be speaking about the importance and process of prescribing PrEP and PEP.
August 16: LGBTQ+ Mental Health
Registered social worker and psychotherapist Rahim Thawer (RSW),
Community counsellor James Myslik (MSW, RSW) and
Community-based research (CBR) postdoctoral fellow Dr. Rainier Liboro (PhD) will be discussing LGBTQ+ specific mental health concerns and how to approach them as a HCP.
August 23: Harm Reduction and Hep C
Dr. Jordan Feld (MD, Hepatologist) and Kero Saleib (Gay Men’s Sexual Health and Harm Reduction Coordinator at ACT) will be discussing the importance of harm reduction model and prevalence Hepatitis C within the LGBTQ+ community.