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LGBTQ+ Resources for UNM HSC Learners

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer people face unique physical and mental health challenges. New Mexico needs compassionate LGBTQ+ health care providers and allies like you to provide the safe, effective, respectful care all patients deserve.

We are dedicated to recognizing and stopping discrimination, eliminating health care inequities and respectfully advocating for our LGBTQ+ patients, students, trainees and colleagues.

Thrive. Be yourself. You are welcomed, valued and safe at UNM Health Sciences Center.  

Explore LGBTQ+ Courses

Check out our curricular vision for LGBTQ+ block, clerkship and longitudinal courses.

LGBTQ Students and Allies in Healthcare

LGBTQ Students and Allies in Healthcare (LSAH) is an organization comprised mainly of School of Medicine students—residents and UNM students are welcome to join, too.

In partnership with LSAH, we train current and future providers in the many facets of LGBTQ+ patient care and provider collaboration. Our culture infuses our programming, which includes education and support for:

Get the LSAH Latest

The LGBTQ Students and Allies in Healthcare group hosts a monthly lunch meetup on UNM North Campus. Join our mailing list to get the latest LSAH news and meeting information.

Get LSHA Emails

Transgender Health Resources

Transgender students, professionals and patients face unique health care and societal challenges. LSAH and UNM Health Sciences Center have compiled a list of resources to connect you with support services and navigate your rights in education, medical and workplace environments:

The HSC Office for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion welcomes and supports you. Please call 505-272-2728 or email us if you need assistance at HSC.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

UNM Health Sciences and Services Building, First Floor
MSC09 5235
2500 Marble Ave. NE
1 University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM 87131