National LGBTQ Health Conference: Bridging Research and Practice, May 20-22, 2021 Chicago



The next National LGBTQ Health Conference is scheduled for Thursday, May 20 – Saturday, May 22, 2021 at the Holiday Inn Chicago-Mart Plaza River North in Chicago. Please return to this website for further details as that date approaches.


The National LGBTQ Health Conference is an interdisciplinary translational research conference bringing together scientists, public health professionals, and healthcare providers to discuss issues affecting the health and wellbeing of the LGBTQ community. The largest scientific gathering of its kind in the United States, the conference also fosters professional development and provides networking opportunities.

The National LGBTQ Health Conference is held biennially, with the next conference scheduled for May 2021 in Chicago.

The National LGBTQ Health Conference was founded in 2012 by the Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing (ISGMH) at Northwestern University and Center on Halsted, the largest LGBTQ community center in the Midwest. In 2019, Emory University joined the conference as a partner.


Center for Health Transformation

Northwestern Medicine Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University





  • Leishla Perez-Cardona presents her poster at the 2019 National LGBTQ Health Conference.
    The 6th Annual National LGBTQ Health Conference in Atlanta, Georgia.



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