2019 Program

MARCH 16, 2019

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This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Alberta Chapter for up to 6 Mainpro+ credits.

Note: in the unlikely event of scheduling disruption, specific speakers or sessions may be changed at any time up to and including the day of the conference.


Early Bird Registration is Here!

Tickets are now available for the 2018 Inclusive Health Conference.

Keynote speaker Dr. Lori Ross will be presenting on “Bisexuality: Addressing the ‘B’ in Health Care Contexts.”  For the first time this year, we are also hosting a Hormone Replacement Training session and a poster session featuring LGBTQ+ health research. The full schedule can be found under the ‘program’ tab above.


Get your tickets here to take advantage of these early bird prices:

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Note: If ticket prices are a barrier to attendance, please contact us and we will work something out!


Share Your Research

Did you recently publish or present research relating to Sexuality and Gender Minority Health? Or are you looking for participants for an ongoing study? Let us feature you!

We welcome research from all fields of study including, but not limited to, Gender & Women’s Studies, Psychology, Medical Sciences, Ethics, Public Health and Education.

Just send us a message on the Contact page to get started.

Inclusive Health Conference 2018 – Call for LGBTQ health abstracts

The SGA is pleased to announce that the next Inclusive Health Conference will be held in Edmonton, Alberta on March 10, 2018!

This year we’re doing something new and exciting by featuring poster presentations on LGBTQ health research — and we want YOU to send us abstracts!

Submission deadline is January 15, 2018 and we welcome any form of research involving sexual and gender minority health. Email sga[at]ualberta.ca with questions or comments.

In the meantime, don’t forget to visit us on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/uofasga/?ref=aymt_homepage_panel) and Twitter (@UofASGA).

The Danish Girl Film and Discussion

The Sexuality and Gender Advocacy (SGA), with support from the Medical Student’s Association, would like to introduce a film screening of “The Danish Girl” followed by guest speakers including Dr. Justin Petryk, a Psychiatrist who works with transgender patients in the process of transitioning. Tickets will be $5 at the door.

This film portrays the true story of a painter named Einar Wegener who became the first person to undergo sexual reassignment surgery in 1931 and the struggles and accomplishments of the relationship with their wife throughout their journey.

Time: April 26th, 2017 6:30 PM
Location: Garneau Theatre (8712 109 St NW, Edmonton)

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Conference Approved for Mainpro+ Credits

We are very excited to announce that this conference program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Alberta Chapter for up to 7 Mainpro+ credits. This means that if you are a physician interested in attending this event, there is simply one more reason to do so!

The conference is coming up very soon, so reserve your spot today. Tickets can be purchased at inclusivehealthconference2017.eventbrite.com