February 2021: Request for Proposal portal opens and Letters of Intent accepted from institutions.
March 2021: Letters of Intent due.
May 2021: Final proposals due from institutions selected from Letters of Intent.
June 2021: Inaugural National Fellowship Program selected
Meet the LGBTQ Leadership Commission Chair
Inducted into the Cable Television’s Industry’s Hall of Fame in 2016, Evans is best known as one of the co-founders of C-SPAN in 1977 and continues to serve on the C-SPAN Board. From 2002-2013, he served on the board of the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative; served on the University of Michigan’s Global Health Initiative Advisory Board and currently co-chairs the Advisory Board for Dr. Robert Gallo’s (co-discoverer of the HIV Virus) Institute of Human Virology at the University of Maryland. From 2011-2018 representing industry, he served on the board of Internet2, a consortium of 321 universities operating one of the most advanced fiber-optic networks for medical, educational, and life sciences research.
John D. Evans, Commission Chair
Jeff Ackman, MDFormer Dean, GW University School of Med & Health SciencesWashington, DC
David J. Brown, MDUniversity of Michigan AVP and Assoc. Dean for Health Equity & InclusionAnn Arbor, MI
William H. Carson, MDRetired President & CEO, Otsuka PharmaceuticalsMiami Beach, FL
Andrea Cubitt, PhDVP, External Scientific Alliances and Intellectual Property, aTyr PharmaSan Diego, CA
Alan Downs, PhDAuthor, "The Velvet Rage," LGBTQ PsychologistPalm Springs, CA
Erick Eiting, MD, MPH, MMMVice Chair of Operations for Emergency Medicine at Mount SinaiNew York, NY
Kim Hunt, MPP, MPPPride Action Tank, AIDS Foundation of ChicagoChicago, IL
Bianca Jenkins, MDFamily medicine resident at Northwestern UniversityChicago, IL
Kate Kendell, JDInterim Legal Director, SPLC; Campaign Manager, Take Back the CourtSan Francisco, CA
Richard Marfuggi, MD, FACS, DMHSurgeon and TeacherChatham, NJ
Scott Nass, MD, MPA, FAAFP, AAHIVSPresident, GLMA: Health Professionals Advancing LGBTQ EquityPalm Springs, CA
Shilpen Patel, MD, FACRO, FASTROAMA Advisory Committee on LGBTQ IssuesSan Francisco, CA
Kim Templeton, MD, FAAOS, FAOAProfessor, Orthopedic Surgery; Past President, AMWAKansas City, KS