The newest addition to the Sex and Gender Specific Health educational products are Micro Modules!
The Micro Modules offer brief and concise information relating to sex and gender differences in various diseases. The initial Micro Module topic is Alcohol Use Disorder, and other topics will be available soon.
The Micro Modules have both audio and video embedded and are ADA compliant.
Check out the Alcohol Use Disorder Micro Module and check back frequently for more topics.
We are proud to announce that the Sex and Gender Specific Health article, Field Test Results of Sex- and Gender-Specific Health Multimedia Case-Based Learning Modules, has been posted on the Journal of Women’s Health website and will be published in the December, 2019 print edition of the journal! (see the Resources page of this website for the full article)
The authorship of this article was led by Dr. Robert Casanova (TTUHSC), and the other contributors represent a variety of well-known medical schools. The results of the field testing were critical in the development of all five of the learning modules. Just click “Learning Modules” on this website to view or utilize the learning modules.
Complete all five SGSH Learning Modules and qualify for the new Certificate in Sex & Gender Health!
Once you have received your Certificate in Sex & Gender Health, you qualify to join the Practitioner Registry via the American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA) and Sex and Gender Health Collaborative (SGSH) website: https://www.amwa-doc.org/sghc/.
Contact Linda Gilmore for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Infectious Disease Module explores urinary tract infection, and its complications, over the lifespan:
- Part 1 – pediatric patients – potty training / circumcision
- Part 2 – adult patients – pregnancy / STDs
- Part 3 – elderly patients – assisted living / antibiotic stewardship
A new bridge activity is now available for classroom use when utilizing a learning module on the Sex and Gender Specific Health website.
The activity is fully customizable for a specific learning module and to fit the needs of any curriculum.
The bridge activity is available on the Resources page of this website.
Please let us know how you are implementing this tool in your classroom. We would love your feedback!
The Alcohol Use Disorder learning module follows a mother and daughter over the span of five years, focusing on sex and gender differences in the physiological and psychological aspects of alcohol use.
“The discipline of emergency medicine continues to evolve as a reflection of science and society. Interestingly, traditional evidence-based medicine assumed without any direct proof that — other than their reproductive organs – women essentially were identical to men.”
Medical researchers working to understand that range of symptoms have found major differences in the hearts of male and female mice, and new insight into how the body clock affects the sexes differently.
The discovery could open the door to a better way of understanding heart disease. Read more here!
Metro New York recently released an interesting piece on the varying costs of mens’ and womens’ healthcare- check it out here.