Let’s move towards a patient-centered, collaborative model of care – one that ensures trans patients receive accurate information to help them understand what they are choosing and why.
When considering hormones, there can be high variability in terms of individual goals, bodies, needs, risks, and reactions. I get a lot of questions from readers that I can’t always answer, so I reached out to Dr Kevin Hatfield for insight.
Sarah turned to social media to find a trans-friendly provider, and realized what a difference having someone competent in trans health can make.
How can survey questions be more inclusive of gender?
The STRONG study is the first of its kind to research long-term health outcomes of transgender patients in the US. The results will bolster the evidence used in developing standards of care and public policy.
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 a transgender medical provider, Keaton has educated other providers to make an impact in how they treat trans patients.
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.