Gender and Sexuality Health Justice Concentration

The Gender and Sexuality Health Justice concentration is designed to educate MSN students about the health disparities of LGBTQIA+ patients through a racial and economic justice lens. Students are taught about trans hormonal care, incarceration, substance use, and mental health issues in LGBTQIA+ communities. Upon completion of the concentration, students may be eligible to take the AAHIVM-specialist examination and certified as buprenorphine-nalaxone (suboxone) prescribers upon completion of NP/CNM certification.

Students enrolled in the concentration are required to take Gender and Sexuality Health Justice I, II, and III (NURS 618, NURS 619, and NURS 620), in addition to the approved clinical conference course, NURS 622a/b. Students may elect to enroll in the didactic courses only without applying to the concentration. The concentration is open to all students entering their second specialty years. Applications are available in the spring term of the first specialty year, and students are selected by the end of the spring term.

Questions or for more information, please contact Ronica Mukerjee, MSN, DNP, FNP-BC, MsA, LAc, AAHIVS

Ronica Mukerjee, MSN, DNP, FNP-BC, MsA, LAc, AAHIVS

Ronica Mukerjee is a clinical lecturer at Yale University School of Nursing, having taught there since 2017. For almost a dozen years, she has been in practice specializing in care for LGBTQIA communities and HIV+ individuals. Dr. Mukerjee is a certified American Academy of HIV Specialist (AAHIVS) and also trained in facial aesthetics. She is an acupuncturist and provides integrative care incorporating western and natural medicine in her practice. 

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