Carl G Streed Jr, MD MPH FACP
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Medicine
General Internal Medicine

MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
MPH, Harvard School of Public Health


Pronouns: he/him/his



Dr. Carl Streed Jr is an Assistant Professor at Boston University School of Medicine and the Research Lead for the Center for Transgender Medicine and Surgery at Boston Medical Center. After attending medical school and residency in Internal Medicine at Johns Hopkins he completed fellowship in General Internal Medicine at Brigham & Women’s. Nationally, he has chaired the American Medical Association Advisory Committee on LGBTQ Issues, served on the board of GLMA: Health Professionals Advancing LGBTQ Equality, and currently serves as the President-Elect of the US Professional Association for Transgender Health.

To achieve equity in healthcare access, health, and community well-being, Dr. Streed actively incorporate the principles of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility into his work as a clinician-investigator. As such, his personal and professional pursuit for a more equitable and inclusive society is focused on elevating voices often ignored and redistributing power. His clinical, training, advocacy, and research initiatives regarding the health and well-being of marginalized persons, particularly sexual and gender minority (e.g., lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer [LGBTQ] persons) populations, have been used to influence and inform institutional, state, and federal policy as well as clinical care, academic research, and scholarship.

Dr. Streed’s efforts to improve the health and well-being of sexual and gender minority individuals and communities have earned him several awards, notably from the University of Chicago and Johns Hopkins University Alumni Associations, the American Medical Association Foundation, the World Professional Association for Transgender Health, as well as recognition from the Obama White House.

As the Research Lead for the Center for Transgender Medicine and Surgery at Boston Medical Center he collaborates with researchers, clinicians, and communities to assess and address the health and well-being of transgender and gender diverse individuals.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility

To achieve equity in health care access, health, and individual and community well-being, I actively incorporate the principles of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in my work as a clinician-investigator. As an out gay man, I know my experiences of marginalization DO NOT inherently imbue me with knowledge and understanding of anyone else's experience of marginalization in our societies. As such, in my personal and professional pursuits for a more equitable and inclusive society, I have focused on elevating voices often ignored and redistributing power. My clinical, training, advocacy, and research iniatives regarding the health and well-being of marginalized populations and groups, particularly sexual and gender minorities (e.g., lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer [LGBTQ] persons), have been used to influence and inform institutional, state, and, federal policy as well as clinical care, academic research, and scholarship.

Some DEIA focused activities and research include the following:

Institutional & National Equity Awards:
2011: Diversity Leadership Award, Johns Hopkins Diversity Leadership Council
2012: Next Generation of LGBT Leaders, White House Office of Public Engagement
2016: Service Award, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
2017: Student Award, World Professional Association for Transgender Health

Institutional Roles Promoting Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Justice
2014-2016: Diversity Leadership Council, Johns Hopkins University
2016-2018: Dean’s LGBT Advisory Committee, Harvard Medical School

BU Specific Committees
2019-present: Diversity and Inclusion Council, Boston University Medical Group

National Roles Promoting Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Belonging, & Justice
2011-2013: Medical Student Representative, American Medical Association Advisory Committee on LGBTQ Issues
2011-2013: Board Member, GLMA: Health Professionals Advancing LGBTQ Equality
2015-2017: Resident/Fellow Representative, American Medical Association Advisory Committee on LGBTQ Issues
2015-2016: Vice-Chair, American Medical Association Advisory Committee on LGBTQ Issues
2016-2017: Chair, American Medical Association Advisory Committee on LGBTQ Issues
2018-2020: American Medical Association Ambassador Steering Committee
2020: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Working Group, Society for General Internal Medicine
2021-present: Young Physician Representative, American Medical Association Advisory Committee on LGBTQ Issues
2021-present: Board Member, US Professional Association for Transgender Health
2021-present: President-Elect, US Professional Association for Transgender Health
2021-present: Faculty Advisory Board Member, Medical Student Pride Alliance (MSPA)

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Boston University
Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research





Assessing and addressing cardiovascular health in transgender adults
07/01/2020 - 06/30/2023 (PI)
American Heart Association/AHA (Founders Affiliate)

LITE Plus study
11/01/2021 - 03/31/2023 (PI)
Fenway Health National Institute o

CFAR: Sexual and Gender Minority Health Research Interest Gr
07/01/2021 - 06/30/2022 (PI)
The Miriam Hospital National Institute o

Assessing Trends in HIV PrEP Uptake Among Persons Who Inject Drugs
07/01/2020 - 06/30/2022 (PI)
Miriam Hospital NIH-NIAID
5P30AI042853-22

Building methods to assess and address cardiovascular health in transgender adults
04/15/2021 - 03/31/2022 (PI)
National Institutes of Health/DHHS/NIH
1K01HL151902-01A1


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  1. Suarez S, Lupez E, Demers L, Streed CG, Siegel J. Gender and Sexual Diverse Health Education: A Needs Assessment Among Internal Medicine Residents. LGBT Health. 2022 Jul 29.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35905057
     
  2. Streed CG, Morgan JR, Gai MJ, Larochelle MR, Paasche-Orlow MK, Taylor JL. Prevalence of HIV Preexposure Prophylaxis Prescribing Among Persons With Commercial Insurance and Likely Injection Drug Use. JAMA Netw Open. 2022 Jul 01; 5(7):e2221346.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35819784; PMCID: PMC9277489; DOI: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.21346;
     
  3. Streed CG. Health Communication and Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Expression. Med Clin North Am. 2022 Jul; 106(4):589-600. PMID: 35725226; PMCID: PMC9219031; DOI: 10.1016/j.mcna.2021.12.005;
     
  4. Zumwalt AC, Carter EE, Gell-Levey IM, Mulkey N, Streed CG, Siegel J. A Novel Curriculum Assessment Tool, Based on AAMC Competencies, to Improve Medical Education About Sexual and Gender Minority Populations. Acad Med. 2022 Apr 01; 97(4):524-528.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34108379
     
  5. Vélez C, Casimiro I, Pitts R, Streed C, Paul S. Digestive Health in Sexual and Gender Minority Populations. Am J Gastroenterol. 2022 06 01; 117(6):865-875. PMID: 35537864
     
  6. Mulcahy A, Streed CG, Wallisch AM, Batza K, Kurth N, Hall JP, McMaughan DJ. Gender Identity, Disability, and Unmet Healthcare Needs among Disabled People Living in the Community in the United States. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022 02 23; 19(5). PMID: 35270279; PMCID: PMC8909748; DOI: 10.3390/ijerph19052588;
     
  7. Gao JL, Streed CG, Thompson J, Dommasch ED, Peebles JK. Androgenetic alopecia in transgender and gender diverse populations: A review of therapeutics. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2021 Oct 28. PMID: 34756934; DOI: 10.1016/j.jaad.2021.08.067;
     
  8. Burgess CM, Batchelder AW, Sloan CA, Ieong M, Streed CG. Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on transgender and gender diverse health care. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2021 11; 9(11):729-731.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34570996; PMCID: PMC8463012; DOI: 10.1016/S2213-8587(21)00266-7;
     
  9. Braun HM, Jones EK, Walley AY, Siegel J, Streed CG. Characterizing Substance Use Disorders Among Transgender Adults Receiving Care at a Large Urban Safety Net Hospital. J Addict Med. 2022 Jul-Aug 01; 16(4):407-412.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34561349
     
  10. Boehmer U, Jesdale BM, Streed CG, Agénor M. Intersectionality and cancer survivorship: Sexual orientation and racial/ethnic differences in physical and mental health outcomes among female and male cancer survivors. Cancer. 2022 01 15; 128(2):284-291.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34499367; PMCID: PMC8738152; DOI: 10.1002/cncr.33915;
     
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2020 Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine: Outstanding Recent Graduate Award
2019 Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce: Ten Outstanding Young Leaders
2019 University of Chicago Alumni Association: Early Career Achievement Award
2018 BNGAP LGBT Health Workforce Conference Executive Committee: Health Professional Leadership Award
2017 World Professional Association for Transgender Health: Student Award
2017 Nizami Ganjavi (Baku, Azerbaijan): Global Youth Leader
2017 Harvard Medical School New England Science Symposium: 3rd Place William Silen Award
2016 Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center: Service Award
2014 American Medical Association Foundation: Excellence in Medicine Leadership Award
2014 Next Generation Leadership Foundation: Next Generation Leadership Award
2012 White House Office of Public Engagement: Next Generation of LGBT Leaders
2012 National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientist and Technical Professionals: Out to Innovate Graduate Scholarship
2012 American Medical Student Association: James Slayton National Award for Leadership Excellence

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