Episode 119: A Conversation with Dr. Shail Maingi On advancing health equity for Sexual and Gender Minorities in Hospice Care
In this week’s episode, Saul talks with Dr. Shail Maingi. Dr. Maingi is an Attending Physician in Hematology, Oncology, and Palliative Medicine at St. Peter's Health Partners Samaritan Hospital. She is also the Vice President of the Lesbian Health Fund. Founded in 1992, the Lesbian Health Fund has awarded more than $860,000 to fund lesbian health research and is the only U.S. research fund dedicated solely to the unique health needs of lesbians and other sexual minority women.
Dr. Maingi is the Dana-Farber Cancer Network Health Equity & Inclusion liaison at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute at South Shore. Dr. Maingi is also co-chair of the ASCO SGM Task Force and a member of the Diversity and Inclusivity Task Force, Symptoms and Survivorship Task Force, and Practice Health Task Force.