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CANCELLED - Diversity & Culture - UnityPoint Clinic LGBTQ (Methodist Plaza location)

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Name: CANCELLED - Diversity & Culture - UnityPoint Clinic LGBTQ (Methodist Plaza location)
Date: May 28, 2019
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:
Tonight's event has been CANCELLED due to inclement weather. We will rescheduled for a date in June.

Come join YPC for a discussion with UnityPoint Health Des Moines about UnityPoint Clinic's new LGBTQ Clinic at Methodist Plaza. Lindsay Dressen and Dr. Amy Bingaman, MD will speak about why such a clinic is necessary, the stigmas and discrimination that the LGBTQ community face in fulfilling their healthcare needs, the journey of creating the LGBTQ clinic, and the future opportunities they hope to see.

The LGBTQ clinic is the first of its kind in central Iowa and represents the desire of UnityPoint Health to meet the specific health care needs of the LGBTQ community in Central Iowa by providing a safe and affirming environment and overcome the stigma and discrimination that persons in the LGBTQ community often face. Its staff have undergone training through the Safe Zone Project to ensure patient care in a welcoming environment with a team who strives to deliver quality affirming care with dignity and sensitivity to all our patients. They offer dedicated health services in a comfortable, caring environment to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, gender non-conforming, genderqueer, gender gluid, and anyone who identifies as part of the LGBTQ communities.

About the YPC Diversity & Culture Speaker Series
The YPC Diversity & Culture speaker series is a monthly series of speakers/panels dedicated to educating and informing our members about the diversity and culture that exists in the Greater Des Moines community.
Location:
Dorner Conference Room
UnityPoint Health Education and Research Center/ Iowa Methodist Parking Garage
1415 Woodland Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309

Parking
The ramp is located on the side of the hospital where Administration is for those who are familiar, near John Stoddard Cancer Center. For those who have never been to the hospital before, enter 1200 Pleasant Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 and follow signs to John Stoddard and you will see the Free Ramp Parking. If you enter off of Woodland (near A-Dong) you will see it upon entry.

Directions to Education & Research Center
The Education & Researh Center (ERC) is located on the ground level of the Iowa Methodist Parking Garage. The Iowa Methodist Parking Garage (says Free Ramp Parking) is located on the west side of the Iowa Methodist campus, on the corner of Pleasant St. and 14th Place.

We recommend parking in the Iowa Methodist Parking garage. There are little tickets next to the elevator to help you remember what floor you parked on. Take the South parking garage elevators to the 1st floor. After exiting the elevator, you will be in the ERC. We will be hosting the YPC event in Dorner Conference Room, head straight back toward the restrooms and Kelly Conference Center. You will see a sign for "Dorner" on your left.
Contact Information:
Greg Lin, YPC Diversity & Culture Chair
Fees/Admission:
Free for members and non-members
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