University of Iowa Health Care
Medical Director – Internal Medicine LGBTQ+ Clinic
University of Iowa – Carver College of Medicine
The Division of General Internal Medicine within the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine is seeking a candidate for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor in the Clinical Track to lead and grow the University of Iowa LGBTQ+ Clinic as Medical Director of the Internal Medicine LGBTQ Program and to Co-Direct the institution-wide multidisciplinary gender affirming comprehensive program.
The Internal Medicine LGBTQ+ Clinic, located at the Iowa River Landing General Internal Medicine Clinic, in collaboration with the Family Medicine LGBTQ+ Clinic, serves over 15,000 LGBTQ-identified people, with over 70% being transgender or non-binary people. The Internal Medicine LGBTQ+ Clinic provides comprehensive primary care to adult LGBTQ+ identified patients and their families, with a special focus on gender-affirming care for transgender and non-binary and gender non-conforming people, including gender-affirming hormone therapy, preparation, and referral for gender-affirming surgery, HIV prevention as well as STI prevention and treatment, screening and treatment for anal dysplasia, chronic disease management, acute care, and preventive care in a primary care home format.
The clinic is part of a larger nationally recognized multidisciplinary clinic that encompasses physicians, mid-level providers, urology, plastic surgery, and gynecology surgeons, dermatologists, in-clinic gender-affirming mental health therapist, gender-affirming speech therapy, pelvic floor physical therapy, supportive beauty salon for wig fitting and education on feminizing beauty tips, the Rainbow legal clinic offering support for questions related to gender transition such as documentation changes, gender-affirming family counseling, and many other services.
To learn more about our nationally recognized clinic, please visit our website: https://uihc.org/services/lesbian-gay-bisexual-transgender-queer-and-questioning-lgbtq-clinic
Jontell Harris-James, MPA
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