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.
New research on testosterone and the biosynthesis of inflammatory substances, and its impact on the effectiveness of anti-inflammatory drugs has been published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation. Find out more here.
On October 27, 2017, the Laura W. Bush Institute for Women’s Health and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center will host its annual Gender Specific Medicine & Women’s Health Symposium, featuring Alyson McGregor as keynote speaker. For more information or to register, please click here.
Medical Daily recently published a story on gender differences in alcohol use, and why this matters for healthcare professionals. With our upcoming module on Alcohol Use Disorder, this is a timely piece for the SGSH Curriculum! Find out more here.
Marie Claire’s May 2017 issue features an article titled “Women Are Dying Because Doctors Treat Us like Men”, focusing on sex and gender differences in medicine and healthcare. This exciting and topical article features national experts who have contributed to both our student curriculum and our CPD series, as well as our own program director, Dr. Marjorie Jenkins. Congratulations to all involved!