Dr. Adarsh E. Krishen is a Professor of Family and Community Medicine at Northeast Ohio Medical University in Rootstown, Ohio. He currently is the Chief Medical Officer for Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio. Previously he worked for 25 years as Associate Director at Summa Family Medicine Residency in Akron, Ohio where he provided care to patients, taught residents and served as the Clinical Director of the Family Medicine Center of Akron. He has also been a faculty presenter for University at Seas since 2009. Dr. Krishen completed his Bachelor of Science in Chemistry at Kent State University and his Medical Degree from Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine. He earned a Masters in Medical Management from Carnegie Mellon University in 2009. He completed his internship and residency in Family Medicine at Akron City Hospital in Akron, Ohio.
Adarsh and his husband of 35 years live in Akron OH where they are active in many aspects of the community.
This presentation is co-presented by Brian Lutz and Andrew John, JD.
Presentation: Family Planning and the LGBTQ Community
Time: Breakout Session 1
1. List special considerations regarding family building for the LGBT community.
2. Examine the ways parenting impacts health outcomes for LGBT people.
3. Describe “pearls of wisdom” from the lived experience of LGBT families.