Development and Implementation of a Residency Area-of-Distinction in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Mental Health

  • Weston S. Fisher
  • Matthew E. Hirschtritt
  • Ellen Haller
Feature: Educational Case Report

Notes

Acknowledgements

The authors extend their gratitude to Erick Hung, MD (University of California, San Francisco, Department of Psychiatry) for his insightful comments on an earlier version of this manuscript.

Funding Source

This work was supported, in part, by a grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to Dr. Hirschtritt (grant number R25 MH060482).

Compliance with Ethical Standards

Disclosures

The authors report no conflicts of interest, including financial or personal relationships with individuals or entities that may have influenced this work.

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© Academic Psychiatry 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  • Weston S. Fisher
    • 1
  • Matthew E. Hirschtritt
    • 1
  • Ellen Haller
    • 1
  1. 1.University of California, San FranciscoSan FranciscoUSA

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