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April 2016

Fenway Health Denounces As “Unethical And Unhealthy” Tennessee Bill Permitting Health Care Providers To Decline To Treat LGBT Patients

By | Behavioral Health, Community, Fenway Health Newsroom, LGBT Health | No Comments
Fenway Health denounces HB 1840, a Tennessee law signed Wednesday, April 27 by Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, which allows therapists and counselors to refuse mental health treatment to patients based on the counselor’s “sincerely held principles.” Under this law, mental health professionals could discriminate against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) patients without any legal repercussions. “This new law directly contradicts the American Counseling Association’s code of ethics, which states that mental health professionals cannot refuse treatment based on ‘personally held values, attitudes, beliefs and behaviors,’” said Stephen Boswell, MD, FACP, President and CEO, Fenway Health, and Professor at Harvard 
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AMP Stakeholder Dinner To Celebrate Next Frontier of HIV Research

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You’ve heard about PrEP, the daily pill that is proven to drastically reduce one’s chances of contracting HIV. The Fenway Institute is excited to be part of the AMP (Antibody Mediated Prevention) Study, a groundbreaking study that has the potential to radically change the way we fight HIV. On May 4 at 6 PM, LGBTQ community leaders, researchers, and HIV advocates will gather at Boston’s Club Café for A New Frontier: Looking Beyond PrEP Toward Antibody Mediated Prevention. We invite you to join us at this stakeholder dinner as we discuss the next historic step towards ending this epidemic in 
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New Provider Spotlight: Paul Andruszewski, Nurse

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Paul Andruszewski, RN Joined Fenway in October, 2015 Education: Broward College; American College of Sports Medicine Any clinical interests or specializations? What drew you to these areas? Even though I come from working on a cardiac unit at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago where the focus was treatment, my passion is prevention. Prior to being a nurse, I was a Wellness/Fitness Trainer. I enjoy assisting patients to take steps that positively impact the trajectory of their health and quality of life in the future. Are there any developments or advancements in the field that you’re particularly excited about? I am 
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