A Conversation on LGBTQI+ Health & Gender-Affirming Care with Admiral Rachel L. Levine, Assistant Secretary for Health

Event time: 
Monday, February 6, 2023 - 12:15pm
Yale Law School See map
Room TBD
Event description: 

Please join the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy for a discussion with Admiral Rachel Levine, the Assistant Secretary for Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Admiral Levine will discuss legal and societal barriers to gender-affirming care, including the role physicians play in advocacy and addressing misinformation.


Please RSVP even if you tentatively plan to attend so we can get a sense of interest and adjust our planning accordingly.

Shuttles from/to 333 Cedar Street to be provided.

Non-pizza lunch will be served and reception to follow the event.

About the Speaker

Admiral Rachel L. Levine serves as the 17th Assistant Secretary for Health for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the head of the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps. She fights every day to improve the health and well-being of all Americans. She’s working to help our nation overcome the COVID-19 pandemic and build a stronger foundation for a healthier future - one in which every American can attain their full health potential. ADM Levine’s storied career, first, as a physician in academic medicine focused on the intersection between mental and physical health, treating children, adolescents, and young adults. Then as Pennsylvania’s Physician General and later as Pennsylvania’s Secretary of Health, she addressed COVID-19, the opioid crisis, behavioral health and other public health challenges.


This event is co-sponsored by the Yale Section of Endocrinology and Diabetes of the Department of Pediatrics, Section of Endocrinology and Metabolism of the Department of Medicine, Yale General Internal Medicine, Yale Pediatric Gender Program, Yale Health Law and Policy Society (YHeLPS), American Constitution Society, Trans@YLS, OutLaws, OutPatient, Out in Public.

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