Electronic medical records were not designed with transgender people in mind. Clinicians at the Johns Hopkins Center for Transgender Health are working to change that.
Dr Lorimer’s work to establish GenderCare, a private practice, seeks to mitigate the barriers to care facing transgender patients in the UK.
As part of the first NIH-sponsored research exploring the impact of gender-affirming interventions for transgender youth, Mere feels a responsibility to create an environment of trust, safety, sensitivity, transparency, and honesty with each research participant.
As a transgender medical provider, Keaton has educated other providers to make an impact in how they treat trans patients.
Dr Scott Mosser has established himself as one of the top surgeons in the transgender community. But how did he come to do this work when not a lot of doctors are doing it?
What if there were doulas for health care? E. Kale Edmiston envisioned The Trans Buddy Program to help trans people access health care by pairing them with peer advocates. When navigating a system that so often leaves you out, having someone there who understands your needs can go a long way.
Mere’s education to become a Gender Specialist, Social Worker, and clinical researcher was intertwined with their own path to discovering their trans non-binary identity.
Allie’s eyes were opened to the intricacies and realities of trans health after a student-patient partnership allowed her to connect with a transgender patient for the first time.
Dr. Acquaviva believes trans patients should not have to educate their providers. She uses her experiences as a cisgender lesbian social worker who is often misgendered to help her fellow providers competently care for transgender patients.
A new summer series featuring an assortment of medical providers working in transgender health. We want the community to push providers beyond the boundaries of their current education for the better.