Interdisciplinary Approach to Care

  • Brian A. Nuyen
  • Jason D. Domogauer
  • Laura Jennings
  • Julie Kinzel
  • Michele J. Eliason


Health care teams now encompass a range of health professions, including physicians, nurse practitioners (NPs), physician assistants (PAs), nurses, health care students, social workers, representatives of community programs, and more. This chapter discusses how an LGBTQ-friendly interdisciplinary approach enhances patient care; identifies the role of various health care professionals in providing quality comprehensive care; and examines how consulting various services can be beneficial using a case-based approach.


Interdisciplinary Multidisciplinary LGBT health Team-based care Cultural competence Cultural responsiveness 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Brian A. Nuyen
    • 1
  • Jason D. Domogauer
    • 2
  • Laura Jennings
    • 3
  • Julie Kinzel
    • 4
  • Michele J. Eliason
    • 5
  1. 1.Stanford University School of MedicineStanfordUSA
  2. 2.Rutgers New Jersey Medical SchoolNewarkUSA
  3. 3.University of Pennsylvania Health SystemPhiladelphiaUSA
  4. 4.Drexel University Physician Assistant ProgramPhiladelphiaUSA
  5. 5.San Francisco State UniversitySan FranciscoUSA

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