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LGBTQ+ Health

IU School of Medicine is committed to advancing the health and well-being of LGBTQ+ patients.

IU School of Medicine faculty members proudly provide the highest quality health care to LGBTQ+ patients and families in a safe and welcoming environment.

We are a national leader in LGBTQ+ health education, offering a robust learning and teaching environment to prepare the next generation of healers to provide equitable care to LGBTQ+ people. We host one of the most comprehensive and affordable LGBTQ+ Health Care Conferences in the country.

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Clinical Care

From primary care to gender affirming surgery, IU School of Medicine is committed to providing the highest quality care to advance the well-being of LGBTQ+ people.

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IU School of Medicine offers education programs to prepare future physicians to provide inclusive and affirming care to sexual and gender minority patients.

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OutCare team members listen to psychiatry resident, Dustin Nowaskie, MD. From left to right, Jordan Nowaskie, Jared Riley, Abby Hadley and Christopher Roman.


IU School of Medicine’s faculty physicians seamlessly integrate research findings into patient care and offer promising clinical research studies to patients close to home.


IU School of Medicine is Indiana’s only academic medical center. With our clinical and community partners, we are at the forefront of providing comprehensive care to the LGBTQ+ community in Indiana and beyond.

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IU School of Medicine has collected resources that offer more information about LGBTQ+ health care, education, and additional places for support.

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"As a medical school, we strive to be inclusive and welcoming for all and to prepare a health care workforce that provides the best possible care for everyone, including members of the LGBTQ+ community."

-Jay L. Hess, MD, PhD, MHSA, IU School of Medicine dean and executive vice president for University Clinical Affairs

LGBTQ+ Health News

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IU School of Medicine to host 5th annual LGBTQ+ Health Care Conference

Indiana University School of Medicine will soon host its 5th annual LGBTQ+ Health Care Conference, a three-day event designed for health care professionals, learners, researchers, patients, community organizations and interested community members seeking to understand the unique health care practices and needs within the LGBTQ+ population.

Christina Griffiths  |  Mar 03, 2022

Upcoming Events

2022 Indy Pride Parade and Festival
Join IU School of Medicine faculty, residents, fellows, staff and students and our clinical partners at Indy Pride!