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Dr. Jamie Garfield Discusses Grant to Fund Development of Education Program to Promote Sensitive and Equitable Care for Trans and Nonbinary People with Philadelphia Gay News

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The Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine, the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), the ABIM Foundation, the American College of Physicians and the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation recently awarded $400,000, split among 24 projects at medical schools and training programs to support programs that incorporate diversity, equity and inclusion into internal medicine education and training. Temple is one of the recipients of the funding and will use it to develop an educational program to promote sensitive and equitable care for trans and nonbinary people in Philadelphia. Jamie Garfield, MD, Professor of Thoracic Medicine and Surgery and Core Clinical Educator at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University and Director of Quality and Improvement and Patient Safety, Core Clinical Faculty, Internal Medicine Residency, at Temple University Hospital, is the principal investigator on the new grant, and spoke with the Philadelphia Gay News about the program.