Empowering Healthcare Professionals
ERA’s education program is tailored to healthcare professionals who seek to better support LGBTQ+ people within their clinic settings. Since 2012, our team has provided roughly 15,000 hours of training to healthcare providers, care team staff, and allied professionals across the Midwest using our nationally recognized LGBTQ+ clinical and cultural humility courses. ERA’s curriculum empowers providers and care teams to better understand and address LGBTQ+ health disparities, implement gender affirming language policies, and best practices in LGBTQ+ healthcare operations. We offer a range of continuing education and professional development modalities through our clinic training programs and ongoing events.
MSN, RN, CNL Director of Education
Cec Hardacker (she/her/hers) and her team developed Howard Brown’s nationally recognized HEALE program and has traveled across the Midwest to offer cultural competency training to academic centers hospitals, nursing schools, home healthcare agencies and elder care facilities. Cec is passionate about empowering medical professionals with critical consciousness to better understand and effectively communicate with their LGBTQ+ patients. Cec Hardacker graduated from Rush University College of Nursing and acquired her Clinical Nurse Leadership Certification in 2015.
The Gregory Shapen Public Health Fellowship
Explore a Career in Public Health The Gregory Shapen Public Health Fellowship is a summer fellowship intended to encourage undergraduate…
Midwest LGBTQ+ Health Symposium 2022
September 14 – 15, 2022Hybrid Conference The Midwest LGBTQ+ Health Symposium 2022 (MLHS 2022), presented by Howard Brown Health’s Center…
Sharing LGBTQ Healthcare Best Practices Howard Brown Health values education as a cornerstone of our mission to eliminate health disparities…
Continuing Medical Education
Howard Brown is proud to collaborate with the AMA Ed Hub™, an online platform bringing together high-quality education from the American Medical Association and other trusted sources, including Howard Brown. Designed to support the lifelong learning, licensure and certification needs of physicians and other health professionals, the AMA Ed Hub offers thousands of opportunities to earn CME, CEU, and MOC.