CRB Webinars Session 2

CRB Webinars Session 2: Thursday, June 10, 2021 5:00 P.M. EDT

Family Building Challenges for the LGBTQ+ Community

By Mark P. Leondires, M.D.

Thursday, June 10, 2021, 5:00 P.M. EDT • 1.0 Contact Hour PEER-approved

Topics include:

  • The Different Pathways to Parenthood for Members of the LGBTQ Community
  • Needs and Support LGBTQ Persons Require to Have a Family
  • Needs for Legal and Mental Health Support for LGBTQ Parents-to-Be

About our speaker:

Mark P. Leondires, M.D.
Medical Director
Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut
Norwalk, Connecticut


Impact of Culture and Ethnicity

By Morine Cebert Gaitors, Ph.D.

Topics include:

  • Historical & Contemporary Roots of Unconscious Bias in Infertility
  • Unique Challenges of Underserved Groups
  • Practical Tips to Improve the Patient Experience for Diverse Groups in REI

About our speaker:

Morine Cebert Gaitors, Ph.D.
National Clinician Scholars Program Post-Doctoral Fellow
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Dr. Morine Cebert Gaitors is currently post-doctoral fellow through the National Clinicians Scholars Program and Veterans Affairs Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Gaitors received her BSN from Boston College in 2012 and a master’s in nursing (FNP) from Winston-Salem State University in 2017. In May 2020, she graduated from Duke University's School of Nursing with a PhD in Nursing Science as a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Future of Nursing Scholar and a Pre-doctoral fellow funded by National Institutes of Health's National Institute of Nursing Research. Her work examines barriers and facilitators to Black women seeking, initiating, and completing treatment for infertility.



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