Justin M. Waryold is a Clinical Assistant Professor at Stony Brook University School of Nursing. Dr. Waryold’s scholarship includes a post-doctoral study with the focus on co-creating a course for the advanced practice nursing student on the importance of decreasing barriers to any and all persons with a sexual health need. Through this course, he evaluated the students’ increasing knowledge and comfort on caring for a LGBTQI person with a medical need within an advanced practice role. He has presented these findings and in addition to discussing approaches on how to decrease barriers to care for the LGBTQI person. Currently, Dr. Waryold practices Internal Medicine in the primary care setting and provides primary care services for LGBTQI persons.