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Human Rights Campaign Foundation offers free LGBTQ patient-centered care training

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center staff members have free access to more than 60 on-demand, CME-accredited LGBTQ training courses and webinars through the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Center for Affiliated Learning (CAL).

CAL courses are free for Hershey Medical Center employees only. Register at with the following information:

  • Facility ID number: 55591
  • Facility name: Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
    Security code: HRC

Courses from the National LGBT Health Education Center are also free for both Penn State Health and Penn State College of Medicine employees. Register at

Participants will receive Continuing Medical Education credits. See course descriptions and register on the Human Rights Campaign website. Topics include:

  • An Introduction to your LGBTQ patients
  • Introduction to LGBTQ Health
  • Expanding LGBTQ Cultural Competency
  • LGBTQ Healthcare for Clinicians
  • Transgender Health
  • Working with Trans Youth
  • Behavioral Health Care
  • LGBTQ Youth
  • LGBTQ Older Adults
  • HIV and STI Treatment and Prevention
  • Lesbian and Bisexual Women
  • Gay and Bisexual Men

Hershey Medical Center earned “Top Performer” designation by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2018 Healthcare Equality Index. The designation recognizes the Medical Center’s equitable treatment and inclusion of LGBTQ patients, visitors and employees.

Contact Jing Wang in the Office for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for more information.

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