VIDEO: LGBTQ+ mentorship key to help medical trainees be comfortably ‘out,’ GI fellow says

In this video, Nikki Duong, MD, a gastroenterology fellow at Virginia Commonwealth University, shares his experience being “out” in the medical field and what he feels is necessary to create a more inclusive environment for LGBTQ+ trainees.Duong noted that within medicine there is a lack of LGBTQ+ trainees — and even fewer go into gastroenterology and hepatology. But that could change if there was a greater focus within the profession on building allyship, raising awareness among GI leaders, intentionally recruiting LGBTQ+ individuals and mentorship.“There are trulyRead More