What You Can Do

Simple hints on quick, effective things you can do to stimulate introduction of sex and gender concepts into your learning experience
ASK FACULTY
BE A LEADER IN ADVANCING SEX AND GENDER HEALTH EDUCATION
TEACH YOURSELF ABOUT SGBM

Ask Faculty

  • Has this been tested in women?
  • How will this look in the other sex?
  • Advocate for case studies that show sex and gender differences.

Be a Leader in Advancing Sex and Gender Health Education

  • Teach your peers about what sex and gender based medicine (SGBM) is and why it is essential to know for clinical practice.
  • Use the SGHC Student Brownbag Toolkit to introduce SGBM to your peers.
  • Distribute the handouts as an easy take away to your peers.
  • Persuade your local medical society or other professional groups to support inclusion of sex and gender content into medical education.

Teach Yourself About SGBM

There are many resources for teaching yourself about SGBM.

  • There is an introductory student course on This Site.
  • For more detailed information about specific topics: The Sex and Gender Specific Health website sponsored by the Laura W. Bush Institute for Women’s Health at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
  • For sex and gender research modules and resources: The NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health Sex and Gender page

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