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Ten Actions to Provide Culturally and Medically Competent Care for Your LGBTQ+ Patients

Total Credits: 1 including 1 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

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William Blazey, DO, FACOFP
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Ten Actions to Provide Culturally and Medically Competent Care for Your LGBTQ+ Patients

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this educational activity, participants will:

  1. Understand challenges for patients who identify as LGBTQ+ in meeting their healthcare needs.
  2. Identify areas in your practice where simple actions/changes can improve health outcomes for LGBTQ+ individuals.
  3. Implement best practices in providing care for LGBTQ+ patients.

Disclosure: Dr. Blazey has no actual or potential conflicts of interest in relation to this program or presentation.

Accreditation Statement:

The New York State Osteopathic Medical Society (NYSOMS)  is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. NYSOMS designates this program for a maximum of 1 AOA Category 1A CME credits and will report CME credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation.

Grievance Policy:

​Grievances regarding this program or AOA CME credit reporting will be handled on and individual basis. All grievances should be directed in writing to the NYSOMS Executive Director at or by mail to NYSOMS, PO BOX 8000, Old Westbury, NY 11568. Grievances that cannot be resolved by NYSOMS will then be sent to the AOA Council on CME , 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.


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William Blazey, D.O. oversees the delivery of all four years of medical education content at NYITCOM and academic support for the medical students in his role as the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. He conducts lectures for osteopathic medical students and physician assistant students as well as faculty development programs.

Dr. Blazey frequently speaks at regional and national conferences on topics including medical education delivery systems, global health outreach and safety, and access to community resources for persons with disabilities. He is board-certified in Family Practice and OMT, providing medical care at the Academic Health Care Center of NYIT and delivering wellness and injury prevention lectures to community groups. His research focuses on physician behaviors and attitudes in the relation to patient outcomes has been published in both national and international peer-reviewed journals. He serves on the AOA’s Bureau on Scientific Affairs and Public Health and was a past board member of DOCARE International.