The Dean’s Advisory Council collaborates with other groups to cultivate visible supports and a vibrant, connected community of LGBTQI+ individuals and their allies at YSM. The Advisory Council helps guide the expansion of LGBTQI+ health research, and coordinates efforts to foster an inclusive, patient-centered environment in which tailored care is available for LGBTQI+ patients. Furthermore, the Advisory Council oversees initiatives that prepare our trainees to serve all of their patients with excellence, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
graduate and professional students
The Yale University Chaplain’s Office promotes discussion among Yale’s diverse religious and spiritual groups and connects students to communities of faith in New Haven. The staff of the Chaplain’s Office is available to speak with students regarding issues of religion, spirituality, sexual orientation and gender identity, as well as to connect them to other resources, both on and off campus, including places of worship and congregations that identify themselves as open and affirming.
Yale’s LGBT Studies Committee regularly organizes scholarly lectures, conferences, film screenings and other events, and provides research grants, in addition to working with Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies to coordinate course offerings.