Ariel Malan (she/her)

Ariel Malan (she/her), earned a Master’s degree in Healthcare Administration from University of Utah in 2018. For over a decade, Ariel’s passion has been working with LGBTQ+ communities through advocacy, education, and research. Ariel currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Utah Pride Center and is the Program Coordinator for the University of Utah Transgender Health Program. In her role with the University, she’s lead several system wide initiatives targeted at improving LGBTQ+ inclusivity in healthcare settings. From 2019 to present, Ariel has delivered over 24 hours of training to nearly 1000 staff and providers on Best Practices in Gender Affirming Care, directly impacting how healthcare teams are integrating inclusion into their practices. She’s also been featured on a variety of podcasts, panel events, and radio shows on the future of transgender health and LGBTQ+ advocacy.

IIBHN 2021 Presentation(s)

May 6, 2021, 9:45-12:00 (MST). Virtual

With Erika Sullivan, MD (she/her)

LGBTQIA+ Best Practices – Part 1

Topics: termininology, concepts and history of LGBTQIA+ identities, how to take an affirming sexual health history, and best practice for creating inclusive environments

Description: This workshop will explore foundational understandings of LGBTQIA+ communities through terminology, concepts, and history. Helping learners recognize the fluidity of sexual and gender expression through an intersectional lens.
We will highlight the importance of collecting sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) demographic data of patients and how to take an affirming sexual health history.
Finally, learners will be able to identify best practice strategies for creating inclusive healthcare environments for patients.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recall terminology and concepts critical to understanding LGBTQIA+ communities
  • Recall the history of gender diversity in the United States and historical milestones leading to greater healthcare access for LGBTQIA+ communities
  • Describe the 6P’s of taking a sexual health history and understand the importance of collecting SOGI data
  • Identify best practice strategies for creating inclusive healthcare spaces for patients
Raoul RolfesAriel Malan (she/her)