Juliana Kling, MD MPH NCMP FACP
Associate Professor of Medicine, Chair, Women's Health Internal Medicine
Mayo Clinic Arizona
Dr. Jewel Kling is a Professor of Medicine, Chair of the Division of Women’s Health Internal Medicine, Assistant Director of the Women’s Health Center and Associate Chair of Equity, Inclusion and Diversity for the Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona. Her clinical/ research interests include menopause, sexual health, LGBT care, and sex and gender specific medicine. She is a NAMS Certified Menopause Practitioner, and a member of the board of the International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health (ISSWSH), and the AMWA Sex and Gender Health Collaborative. She serves on the transgender steering committee at Mayo Clinic Arizona.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

IntroductionSex as a biological variable has an impact on anatomy and physiology, symptoms, diagnosis, pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic responses to treatment, and health outcomes. Gender as a sociocultural variable impacts risk factors for disease. Most preclinical and clinical research studies still do not adequately represent females/women; disaggregate, analyze and report data by sex; or account for gender influences. These variables have not been incorporated systematically into education across health professions. Four educational tenets designed by an interprofessional team of sex…
Learning objectives 1. Define sex, gender, and intersectionality of race and social variables. 2. Describe examples of sex and gender ( S/G) differences in patient-practitioner communication, and disease manifestations, diagnosis and/or treatment. 3. Use the Six Step model for interprofessional S/G based education and collaborative practice. Differences in biological sex and gender (S/G) influence patient-practitioner communication; attitudes towards health care; diagnosis, disease management, and health outcomes. Education on this topic is deficient. To achieve the quadruple aim, it is…