GLMA is proud to host cutting-edge virtual continuing education offerings designed specifically for healthcare providers interested in serving the unique needs of the LGBTQ+ community. Health professionals can engage with a number of continuing education opportunities designed to equip healthcare professionals with the knowledge and skills they need to provide quality, affirming care to LGBTQ+ patients. 

From our Annual Conference on LGBTQ+ Health to our ongoing webinars, GLMA's comprehensive curriculum covers a wide range of topics, including cultural competency, transgender health, HIV, mental health, and more. Our expert instructors provide practical tools and resources to help you integrate LGBTQ+ health considerations into your practice and improve health outcomes for your patients. 

By investing in our LGBTQ+ health virtual continuing education offerings, you will not only enhance your professional skills but also demonstrate your commitment to providing high-quality, culturally responsive care to all patients.

GLMA members receive free continuing education credits for attending CE-approved GLMA events including webinars and the Annual Conference! See more information on accreditation below.

Non-GLMA members are welcome to attend and can pay to receive continuing education credits.

Upcoming Educational Opportunities

There are no upcoming webinars at this time. We encourage you to sign up for our newsletter in order to receive updates about upcoming events!

Recent Opportunities

X-Unspecified: Navigating Gender Marker & Name Changes in Your NPI Profile

X-Unspecified: Navigating Gender Marker & Name Changes in Your NPI Profile included the story of how GLMA orchestrated this advocacy win, raising this issue for non-binary and gender-expansive health care professionals to the highest level of government. Facilitated Jona Tanguay, MMSc, PA-C, AAHIVS (they/them), the webinar included a utilitarian review of how to update your name in the NPI database, and change your gender marker - which now includes an X unspecified option thanks to GLMA’s efforts with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services! The discussion also touches on why it matters for NPI profiles to have the gender marker X option, and future implications of this change.

Breaking Boundaries: A Syndemic Approach to HIV & STI Prevention

Breaking Boundaries: A Syndemic Approach to HIV and STI Prevention delved into the interconnectedness of HIV and STI prevention and treatment strategies. As the landscape of sexual health evolves, it's imperative to understand how these critical areas intersect and influence one another. GLMA was joined by distinguished panelists from The Coalition for Justice & Equality Across Movements at NMAC, the National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD), and the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC).

Moving Beyond Change: Evidence and Action to Support & Affirm LGBTQI+ Youth

GLMA was thrilled to collaborate with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Network (SAMHSA) in co-hosting this captivating webinar titled "Moving Beyond Change: Evidence and Action to Support and Affirm LGBTQI+ Youth." This exceptional event featured three distinguished speakers who brought their expertise in clinical psychology, substance use, and policy, all with a focus on the LGBTQI+ community. The esteemed speakers, Judith Glassgold, PsyD, Brian Altman, JD, and Casey Pick, JD were joined by GLMA's Executive Director, Alex Sheldon, MA, who moderated this webinar, providing actionable training based on the Moving Beyond Change report.

Special Briefing on Mpox with White House Experts
Stay Ahead of Mpox: Understanding the Risk of Resurgence & Ongoing Vaccination Efforts. 

This webinar was developed in the summer of 2023 with the goal of keeping attendees up to date on the current MPox risks. GLMA was thrilled to host this special virtual briefing: "White House National Mpox Response Update: Getting Ready for Summer 2023".

The webinar was led by two esteemed experts in the field, Demetre C Daskalakis, MD, MPH, Deputy Coordinator of the White House National Mpox Response, and Nikki Romanik, MD, Senior Policy Advisor of the White House National Mpox Response. They shared crucial insights with a focus on exploring the role of health professionals in preventing a resurgence of Mpox this summer.

LGBTQ+ Health 301 Series

GLMA's webinar series LGBTQ+ Health 301: Exploring the Intersections of Sex, Relationships, and Health was a part of our ongoing mission to provide continuing education on LGBTQ+ health, helping you take your practice and education to the next level. 

LGBTQ+ Health 301: Exploring the Intersections of Sex, Relationships, and Health included three cutting-edge webinars - each led by experts in the field - aiming to provide participants with a nuanced understanding of some of the unique health needs and healthcare experiences of LGBTQ+ patients. 

Evidence-Based Treatments for Chemsex Use Disorders

Presented by: 
GLMA’s Vice President for Education, Jona Tanguay, MMSc, PA-C, AAHIVS

Do you V-VDO? Supporting Safe Practices in Vaginal-Vaginal, -Digital, and -Oral (V-VDO) Sex

Presented by: 
GLMA Board Member at Large, Frances Grimstad, MD, MS
Lauren Abern, MD

Delving into Consensual Non-Monogamy: Including Family and Relationships Structure Diversity in Health Care

Presented by: 
Amy Moors, Ph.D.
Heron Greenesmith, Esq.
Heath A. Schechinger, Ph.D.
GLMA President, Nicholas Grant, Ph.D.

Archived Webinar Content

Quality Healthcare for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender People: A Four-Part Webinar Series
This cultural competence four-part webinar series explores the health concerns and healthcare of LGBTQ+ people and is available to everyone. The webinars are free and include content that has broad relevance to clinicians, administrators, researchers and academics alike. All are welcome and encouraged to attend and view the archives. CME and CNE are not offered as a part of this series.
Click here to view the archives.

Accreditation Information

From our Annual Conference to ongoing webinar offerings, GLMA is dedicated to ensuring that providers—from across the health professions—have access to the latest clinical and community expertise and best practices in LGBTQ+ health.

GLMA is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. GLMA is also accredited by the California Board of Registered Nursing, American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT).

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