What Is Sex- and Gender-Informed Medicine?
Overview of the Connors Center
Translating Sex- and Gender-Informed Research to Transform Care Delivery
Informing Health Care Policy
- Fitzgerald T.
- Glynn A.
- Waheed A.
- Gunja M.
- Collins S.
- Doty M.
- Beutel S.
Building and Advancing the Gender-Informed Medicine Workforce
Challenges and Next Steps
- Literature review on effective sex- and gender-based systems/models of care.Office on Women's Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC2007
- Affordable Care Act's mandate eliminating contraceptive cost sharing influenced choices of women with employer coverage.Health Affairs (Millwood). 2016; 35: 1608-1615
- Preventive care for low-income women in Massachusetts post-health reform.Journal of Womens Health (Larchmont). 2014; 23: 493-498
- Directory of Residency and Fellowship Programs in Women's Health, 2016.Journal of Womens Health (Larchmont). 2016; 25: 517-559
- Opportunities and challenges of interdisciplinary research career development: Implementation of a women's health research training program.Journal of Womens Health (Larchmont). 2007; 16: 256-261
- Lung cancer: A women's health imperative.2016 (Available:)http://www.brighamandwomens.org/Departments_and_Services/womenshealth/ConnorsCenter/images/WH_Lung_Cancer.pdf(Accessed: November 3, 2017)
- How the Affordable Care Act has helped women gain insurance and improved their ability to get health care.2017 (Available:)http://www.commonwealthfund.org/publications/issue-briefs/2017/aug/aca-helped-women-gain-insurance-and-access(Accessed: November 3, 2017)
- Clinical preventive services for women: Closing the gaps.Author, Washington, DC2011
Johnson, P. A., Fitzgerald, T., Glynn, A., Salganicoff, A., Wood, S., & Goldstein, J. M. (2016). Precision medicine: How sex and gender drive innovation. Boston, MA: Brigham and Women's Hospital.
Johnson, P. A., Fitzgerald, T., Salganicoff, A., Wood, S., & Goldstein, J. M. (2014). Sex-specific medical research: Why women's health can't wait. Boston, MA: Brigham and Women's Hospital.
- Beyond women's health.Medical Clinics of North America. 2003; 87: 917-937
- Consideration of sex differences in medicine to improve health care and patient outcomes.JAMA. 2016; 316: 1865-1866
- Follow-up of gestational diabetes mellitus in an urban safety net hospital: Missed opportunities to launch preventive care for women.Journal of Womens Health (Larchmont). 2014; 23: 327-334
- Advancing sex and gender competency in medicine: Sex & gender women’s health collaborative.Biology of Sex Differences. 2013; 4: 11
- Why are sex and gender important to basic physiology and translational and individualized medicine?.American Journal of Physiology. Heart Circulation and Physiology. 2014; 306: H781-788
- Embedding concepts of sex and gender health differences into medical curricula.Journal of Womens Health (Larchmont). 2013; 22: 194-202
- Academic models of clinical care for women: The National Centers of Excellence in Women's Health.Journal of Womens Health and Gender Based Medicine. 2001; 10: 627-636
- Early impact of the Affordable Care Act on oral contraceptive cost sharing, discontinuation, and nonadherence.Health Affairs (Millwood). 2016; 35: 1616-1624
- Early impact of the Affordable Care Act on uptake of long-acting reversible contraceptive methods.Medical Care. 2016; 54: 811-817
- Improving medical education using a sex- and gender-based medicine lens.Journal of Womens Health (Larchmont). 2016; 25: 985-989
- Gender matters in biological research and medical practice.Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 2016; 67: 136-138
- Trends in women's health services by type of physician seen: Data from the 1985 and 1997-98 NAMCS.Womens Health Issues. 2002; 12: 165-177
- Race and sex differences in the receipt of timely and appropriate lung cancer treatment.Medical Care. 2009; 47: 774-781
- Improving the postpartum care of women with a recent history of preeclampsia: A focus group study.Hypertension in Pregnancy. 2016; 35: 371-381
- Sex and gender reporting in research.JAMA. 2017; 317: 974-975
- Women's health centers: Are the National Centers of Excellence in Women's Health a new model?.Womens Health Issues. 2000; 10: 248-255
Lydia E. Pace and Grace L. Chen are considered co-first authors of this work.
JoAnn E. Manson and Paula A. Johnson are considered co-senior authors of this work.
This work was supported by the Mary Ann Tynan Fellowship in Women's Health at Brigham and Women's Hospital, and the ORWH-NICHD Harvard K12 HD051959 Training Grant, entitled Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health (BIRCWH).