Carl Gustaf Streed, M.D.
|Title||Research Fellow in Medicine (EXT)|
|Institution||Brigham and Women's Hospital|
|Address||Brigham and Women's Hospital|
75 Francis St
Boston MA 02115
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|University of Chicago, Chicago, IL||BS, BA||06/2007||Biological Chemistry|
|Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD||MD||06/2013||Medicine|
|George Washington University, Washington, DC||Certificate||06/2015||LGBT Health Policy & Practice|
|Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD||Internship/Residency||06/2016||Internal Medicine|
|2017||William Silen Award, 3rd Place - New England Science Symposium|
|2016||Service Award - Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center|
|2014||Excellence in Medicine Leadership Award - American Medical Association Foundation|
|2014||Next Generation Leadership Award - Next Generation Leadership Foundation|
|2012||Next Generation of LGBT Leaders - White House Office of Public Engagement|
|2012||Out to Innovate Graduate Scholarship - National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Techn|
|2012||James Slayton National Award for Leadership Excellence - American Medical Student Association|
|2011 - 2013||Erickson Zoellers Scholarship - Point Foundation|
|2011||Diversity Leadership Award - Johns Hopkins University Diversity Leadership Council|
|2010||William Walker Award - Johns Hopkins University Department of Psychiatry|
For more than a decade, Dr. Streed has been advocating for the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals and communities and is a national expert on LGBT health policy and practice issues. Prior to entering a career in medicine, Dr. Streed advocated for LGBT issues at the University of Chicago and led several initiatives to improve the climate and visibility of LGBT 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 LGBT 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 LGBT 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 LGBT 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 LGBT Policy Coordinator & Liaison and advocated for the inclusion of LGBT issues in the Affordable Care Act, advised the American Medical Association Board of Trustees as the Chair of the Committee on LGBT 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 LGBT issues, he has been able to turn my 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 LGBT medical interviews, sexual health, and health professional resilience in process. As a consequence of these national efforts, he has been invited to present on LGBT 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 LGBT health and policy, notably the LGBT 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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