IRWG researchers are looking at consumer- and patient-side insurance problems and barriers in areas such as women’s health, transgender health, contraception and abortion coverage, opioid addiction treatment coverage, and mental health coverage, and how these events drive life chances and economic circumstances among the insured population.
IRWG will be a new collaboration hub for bringing together all U-M researchers working on transgender health topics. Participants include key researchers in Medicine, Public Health, Social Work, Nursing, the Institute for Social Research, and LSA.
Physician Jonathan Metzl reveals how right-wing backlash policies have mortal consequences--even for the white voters they promise to help.
The Michigan Women’s Surgical Collaborative (MWSC) is composed of a diverse group of academic female surgeons across promotion ranks, tracks and surgical disciplines. The MWSC mission is to develop, disseminate and implement strategies that promote the advancement of all female surgeons and achieve diversity, equity and inclusion across surgical disciplines.
Two-year NSF-funded study led by Anna Kirkland to examine the implementation and understanding of the Affordable Care Act's Section 1557, which bans sex discrimination by health care providers. The study will focus on health care employees who are responsible for implemeting the new regulations and receiving complaints.