Sex Ed Bites

Bite-sized sex education, full of nutritious links that take you straight to the sources.

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• The human sexuality education of physicians in North American medical schools

• Most Doctors Take Just 8 Hours of Sex Ed – Tonic (Vice)

• Medical students’ perceptions and preferences for sexual health education – PubMed

 

 

While there have been improvements in the last few years, like this guide for improving health care for LGBTQ patients, there’s still a lot of change needed so that doctors are as well-informed as we need them to be. This study on a one-day sex education course for medical students lead to 96% of students saying they felt more comfortable discussing sexual health with their patients—imagine if they received more than one day of sex ed.