Improving OUTcomes Conference

for LGBTQ+ Community Health

Improving OUTcomes Conference graphic

October 7-8, 2022


Conference Schedule | 

Friday, Oct. 7, 2022

Registration | 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Welcome |  1 - 1:50 p.m.

Presenter: Hendry Ton, M.D., M.S. (he/him)

2 - 3:20 p.m. 

Block A

HIV Treatment and Prevention for Transgender and Nonbinary adults
Presenter: Veronica Ramirez, RN, MSN, ANP-C, AAHIVM (she/her)

Block B

Reproductive Bodies: Reproductive Options for Trans and Gender Diverse People
Presenter: Diana Cage, Ph.D. (she/her)

3:30 - 4:50 p.m. 

Block A

Transgender Empathy Training
Presenter: Mallery Jenna Robinson (she/her)

Block B

Journeying Together: Adulthood LGBTQ Mental Health Disparities Across California
Presenter: Dannie Cesena, M.P.H. (he/him/they/them)

Networking mixer |  5 - 6:30 p.m

Hosted by Sacramento Rainbow Chamber of Commerce


Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022

Registration | 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Breakfast | 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

8:30 - 9:50 a.m.

Block A

Overview of Adult Transgender Medicine for Healthcare Professionals
Presenter: Linda Gromko, M.D. (she/her)

Block B

Understanding and Providing Evidence-Based Care to the LGBTQIA+ Community
Presenter: Jessica Landry, DNP, FNP-BC (she/her) and Todd Tartavoulle, DNS, APRN, CNS-BC (he/him)

10 - 11:20 a.m. 

Block A

Gender Affirming Hormones 101
Presenter: Miles Harris, FNP-BC (he/him)

Block B

Intersectionality Within the LGBT Community and Life Experiences
Presenter: Alexis Sanchez (she/her)

Lunch | 11:30 a.m. - 12:50 p.m. 

1 - 2:20 p.m. 

Block A

Film screening: "Trans Dudes with Lady Cancer" followed by Q&A
Presenter: Yee Won Chong (he/him)

Block B

Utilizing Data and Research Opportunities to Address Health Disparities in the LGBTQIA+ Community
Presenter: Angela Jarman, M.D., M.P.H. (she/her)

2:30 - 3:50 p.m. 

Block A

Transgender Topics: Clinical Intake & Physical Exam for the Transgender Adults and Non-Surgical Treatments for Gender Affirmation
Presenter: Linda Gromko, M.D. (she/her)

Block B

Understanding and Supporting the Intersections Between Neurodiversity and Gender Nonconformity
Presenter: Brianna Heath, Ph.D and Josh Lee, Ph.D

4 - 5 p.m. 

Closing panel discussion: Activism, Social Justice and the Health Impact 
Moderator: Michelle Famula, M.D. (she/her)
Presenters: Ebony Harper, Miles Harris, FNP-BC (he/him), Mallery Jenna Robinson (she/her)

Conference adjourn | 5:00 p.m.