Harvey Makadon, M.D. (Doctor of Medicine)

Harvey J. Makadon, MD is a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Director of the National LGBT Health Education Center at The Fenway Institute, a division of Fenway Health, Boston. He teaches about how to improve access to quality care for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in health care settings around the country and directs a HRSA funded cooperative agreement to improve cultural competence in LGBT health in community health centers.   

Dr. Makadon is the lead editor of The Fenway Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health, published by the American College of Physicians in 2008.  In addition to writing numerous articles and chapters related to LGBT health, he served on the Advisory Committee on the Advisory Committee to the Institute of Medicine of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences in the preparation of The Health of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People: Building a Foundation for Better Understanding in March, 2011.