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profileCarl Gustaf Streed, M.D.

TitleResearch Fellow in Medicine (EXT)
InstitutionBrigham and Women's Hospital
AddressBrigham and Women's Hospital
75 Francis St
Boston MA 02115
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University of Chicago, Chicago, ILBS, BA06/2007Biological Chemistry
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MDMD06/2013Medicine
George Washington University, Washington, DCCertificate06/2015LGBT Health Policy & Practice
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MDInternship/Residency06/2016Internal Medicine
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2017Student Award for Contribution to the Field of Transgender Health
2017William Silen Award, 3rd Place - New England Science Symposium
2016Service Award - Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
2014Excellence in Medicine Leadership Award - American Medical Association Foundation
2014Next Generation Leadership Award - Next Generation Leadership Foundation
2012Next Generation of LGBT Leaders - White House Office of Public Engagement
2012Out to Innovate Graduate Scholarship - National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Techn
2012James Slayton National Award for Leadership Excellence - American Medical Student Association
2011 - 2013Erickson Zoellers Scholarship - Point Foundation
2011Diversity Leadership Award - Johns Hopkins University Diversity Leadership Council
2010William Walker Award - Johns Hopkins University Department of Psychiatry

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For more than a decade, Dr. Streed has been advocating for the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) individuals and communities. Prior to entering a career in medicine, Dr. Streed advocated for LGBTQ issues at the University of Chicago and led several initiatives to improve the climate and visibility of LGBTQ students. The 5710 Diversity Center opened as a result of his and others’ efforts to integrate diverse identities. His advocacy efforts and experiences led to opportunities with the Chicago Department of Public Health, first in reviewing grants for the Division of STD/HIV/AIDS Public Policy & Programs and later serving on the federally mandated HIV Prevention Planning Committee. His first foray into HIV involved helping vulnerable LGBTQ youth at the Broadway Youth Center for homeless and at-risk individuals and continued his advocacy in HIV research as the Clinical Research Manager of the Howard Brown Health Center, the largest LGBTQ health center in the Midwest.
While earning his medical degree from Johns Hopkins, he advocated for the inclusion of LGBT health in the curricula of the Schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health, increased the visibility and value of the LGBTQ community at Hopkins through community advocacy, and achieved transgender equity in health insurance coverage. His experiences at Hopkins allowed me to expand his influence; nationally, he served as the American Medical Student Association LGBTQ Policy Coordinator & Liaison and advocated for the inclusion of LGBTQ issues in the Affordable Care Act, advised the American Medical Association Board of Trustees as the Chair of the Committee on LGBTQ Issues. Given his experience in medical curriculum reform and policy advocacy, he was invited to serve on the board of GLMA: Health Professionals Advocating for LGBT Equality.
With an increasing national awareness of LGBTQ issues, he has been able to turn his attention more specifically to health professions training. He now serves on the Association of American Medical Colleges Committee on Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Sex Development with a focus on addressing training environments. Additionally, he has several textbook chapters on LGBTQ medical interviews, sexual health, and health professional resilience in process. As a consequence of these national efforts, he has been invited to present on LGBTQ health issues to Johns Hopkins Hospital staff, Hopkins medical students, and Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center internal medicine residents. Nationally and Internationally, he has been invited to speak at conferences and symposia on LGBTQ health and policy, notably the LGBTQ Center at the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, the Rainbow Health Ontario Conference, and the International Conference on Physician Health.

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  1. Massie JP, Streed CG, Neira PM, Morrison SD. Terminology in Transgender Patient Care. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2018 Feb; 141(2):317e-318e. PMID: 29068888.
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  2. Chaiet SR, Morrison SD, Streed CG. Gender Confirmation Surgery and Terminology in Transgender Health. JAMA Surg. 2017 Nov 01; 152(11):1089-1090. PMID: 28724131.
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  3. Jacob J. Mayfield, MD, Emily M. Ball, MD, Kory A. Tillery, MBA, Cameron Crandall, MD, PhD, Julia Dexter, J. Michael Winer, BA, Zachary M. Bosshardt, Jason H. Welch, Ella Dolan, Edward R. Fancovic, MD, Andrea I. Nañez, MD, Henning De May, Esmé Finlay, MD, Staci M. Lee, MD, Carl G. Streed Jr., MD, Khizer Ashraf. Beyond Men, Women, or Both: A Comprehensive, LGBTQ-Inclusive, Implicit-Bias-Aware, Standardized-Patient-Based Sexual History Taking Curriculum. MedEdPORTAL. 2017; (13).
  4. Streed CG, McCarthy EP, Haas JS. Association Between Gender Minority Status and Self-Reported Physical and Mental Health in the United States. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 Aug 01; 177(8):1210-1212. PMID: 28558100.
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  5. Streed CG, Harfouch O, Marvel F, Blumenthal RS, Martin SS, Mukherjee M. Cardiovascular Disease Among Transgender Adults Receiving Hormone Therapy: A Narrative Review. Ann Intern Med. 2017 Aug 15; 167(4):256-267. PMID: 28738421.
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  6. Eliason MJ, Streed C, Henne M. Coping With Stress as an LGBTQ+ Health Care Professional. J Homosex. 2018; 65(5):561-578. PMID: 28537796.
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  7. Carl G Streed Jr, MIckey Eliason. Trauma, Resilience, and Health Promotion in LGBT Patients. Eckstrand, Kristen L., Potter, Jennifer (Eds.). Resilience Development Among LGBT Health Practitioners. 2017.
  8. Eliason MJ, Streed CG. Choosing "Something Else" as a Sexual Identity: Evaluating Response Options on the National Health Interview Survey. LGBT Health. 2017 Oct; 4(5):376-379. PMID: 28561636.
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  9. Streed CG, Makadon HJ. Sex and Gender Reporting in Research. JAMA. 2017 03 07; 317(9):974-975. PMID: 28267849.
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  10. Carl G. Streed Jr. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Healthcare: A Clinical Guide to Preventive, Primary, and Specialist Care. Eckstrand, Kristen L., Ehrenfeld, Jesse M. (Eds.). Medical History. 2016.
  11. Block-Abraham D, Streed CG. The 80-Hour WorkWeek: Graduate Medical Education's Friend or Foe? Md Med. 2016; 17(1):19-20. PMID: 27443124.
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  12. Arora KS, Streed CG. Ensuring the Ethical Implementation of the New World Health Organization Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Recommendations for Men Who Have Sex with Men. LGBT Health. 2015 Mar; 2(1):11-3. PMID: 26790012.
    View in: PubMed
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