About Us

Rainbow Med is a group of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer (LGBTIQ) medical students, our allies, and people interested in LGBTIQ health at the University of Queensland, Australia.  Our aim is to provide resources for:

SOCIAL
To provide an avenue for fun, social networking between LGBTIQ medical students, LGBTIQ doctors & our allies.

SUPPORT
To help LGBTIQ medical students who are new to UQ, new to Brisbane, or newly coming out to find community, resources and a friendly ear.  To provide information to support the learning of people interested in LGBTIQ health.

DISCUSSION
To provide a forum for discussion of health issues & public policy affecting the LGBTIQ community.

ADVOCACY & COLLABORATION
To provide advocacy for and information about LGBTIQ patients and health care professionals, and to promote positive relations between LGBTIQ patients, doctors, and supportive allies in the broader community.

ACADEMIC
To conduct curriculum review for the MBBS/MD Program at UQ through an LGBTIQ lens. To plan and host events (lectures, workshops) on topics of interest to our members, allies & supporters.