Gender and Sexuality Health Justice Concentration

The Gender and Sexuality Health Justice concentration is designed to educate current MSN students in their specialty years about the health disparities of LGBTQI+ patients through a racial and economic justice lens.

Students are taught about LGBTQI+ primary care, gender affirming surgery and hormonal care, substance use, trauma informed care, HIV care, global equity, fertility and reproductive care, disability justice, intersex health, and clinical care and health assessment in LGBTQI+ communities. 

The concentration is open to students in the Adult/Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Adult/Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, Midwifery/Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner- Primary Care, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner-Acute Care, and Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner specialties.

All students in this concentration are required to enroll in  Gender and Sexuality Health Justice: Introduction to Health Disparities in LGBTQI+ People (NURS 6180), Gender and Sexuality Health Justice: Specialized Primary Care of LGBTQI+ Patients and Communities (NURS 6200), and a clinical conference course (NURS 6202). Students may elect to enroll in the didactic courses only without applying to the concentration.


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Due Date: 11:59 pm on October 19th, 2023


Students who are accepted into the Diabetes, Gender and Sexuality Health Justice, and Oncology, concentrations will pay an additional fee, split over two or three terms depending on when the concentration begins. Students who begin a concentration will pay an additional $9,876 (of which $4,938 will be due per term over two terms, or $3,292 due over three terms). 

If, at the end of the first term, a student elects to drop a concentration, the student will not need to pay the next term’s concentration fee, but the fee will not be refunded.

If you are a specialty director for a concentration that requires Spring 2024 course enrollment, and therefore the concentration fee needs to be on the student’s spring bill, my office will need all approved students names no later than Friday October 27th. This allows us to make sure the student’s spring bill is reflected appropriately.

More Information

Nathan LevittConcentration Coordinator: Nathan Levitt, FNP-BC, MSN, RN, BSN, MA

About: Nathan has been teaching LGBTQ healthcare to nursing and medical schools around the country for over 20 years.  Nathan’s clinical practice includes working as a clinician at Folx Health, a digital healthcare service provider providing customized medical plans for the LGBTQ community.  He has worked as a Nurse Practitioner in the gender affirming surgery program at NYU Langone Health where he provided education, preoperative, and postoperative care for transgender patients seeking gender affirmation surgery, as well as providing hormone therapy.  Nathan was in the first New York State Family Nurse Practitioner Fellowship program and became the Director of Transgender Care at Community Healthcare Network (CHN). He has worked as a Transgender Health consultant to NY State and NY City Department of Health. He worked for 8 years at Callen-Lorde Community Health Center providing care for LGBTQ patients, building transgender health programs, and creating and facilitating curriculum on transgender health. He has worked as a community organizer, program coordinator, researcher, consultant, trainer, and health educator with international and national organizations for over 15 years. Nathan trains community health centers, health professional schools, hospitals, and community-based organizations, and has been published widely, on transgender health.

Nathan holds a Masters of Science in Nursing from SUNY Downstate College of Nursing, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from NYU College of Nursing, a Masters of Arts in Gender and Cultural Studies from Simmons College, and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Women’s Studies from Emory University.  He is a recipient of the Hillman Scholars Program in Nursing Innovation Fellowship and the Spirit of Hillman Award, as well as a scholarship recipient from Oncology Nursing Society, and the Nurse Education Fund.

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