Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health 2021 Recordings

These sessions were recorded during the 2021 Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health conference that was hosted virtually.

Pre-Conference – Health Disparities, Stigma and Terminology

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In this talk from the 2021 Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health conference, Dr. Reisner covers basic terminology and discusses health disparities and stigma that transgender and gender-diverse people face

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Pre-Conference – Primary Care for Transgender and Gender-diverse patients

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In this talk from the 2021 Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health conference, Julie Thompson, PA-C covers current research and considerations for primary care and preventive screening for transgender and gender-diverse people. The benefits of an integrated approach to gender-affirming care within primary care are highlighted.

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Pre-Conference – Behavioral Health Care for Transgender and Gender-diverse patients

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In this talk from the 2021 Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health conference, Dr. Alex Keuroghlian discusses behavioral health care for transgender and gender-diverse people at health centers. This session will contextualize mental health inequities across diagnostic categories within a gender minority stress framework, propose culturally responsive tailoring of evidence-based clinical practices, and offer strategies for building inclusive, affirming, and trauma-informed environments within health centers in order to optimize behavioral health outcomes.

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Pre-Conference – Creating an Inclusive and Welcoming Environment

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In this talk from the 2021 Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health conference, Dr. Keuroghlian discusses ways to create an inclusive and welcoming environment at your health center, clinic or institution.

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Gender-Affirmative Health Care

In this talk from the 2021 Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health conference, Dr. Reisner provides an overview on gender-affirmative health care, including terminology, demographics and epidemiology.

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Gender-Affirming Hormone Therapy: Estrogen, Anti-Androgens, and Progesterone

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In this talk from the 2021 Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health conference, Julie Thompson discusses estrogen, anti-androgens and progesterone use.

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Behavioral Health Care for Transgender Adults

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In this talk from the 2021 Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health conference, Dr. Alex Keuroghlian discusses behavioral health care for transgender and gender-diverse people at health centers. This session will contextualize mental health inequities across diagnostic categories within a gender minority stress framework, propose culturally responsive tailoring of evidence-based clinical practices, and offer strategies for building inclusive, affirming, and trauma-informed environments within health centers in order to optimize behavioral health outcomes.

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Providing Mental Health Assessments for Gender Affirming Surgery Referral Letters

In this talk from the 2021 Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health conference, Sarah reviews areas to cover when conducting an assessment of mental health and readiness for gender-affirming surgery referral letter requests. The session is presented through a lens of social justice, and from the perspective of providing trauma-informed and gender-affirming care. Aspects of the client-provider power differential and gatekeeping role are discussed. Participants will learn what questions to include in the assessment and how to ask clients such questions in order to support clients' goal(s) for gender- affirming surgeries, and identify insurance-based eligibility criteria for emotional and practical readiness for gender-affirming surgeries.

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Families of Transgender Youth Panel

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In this panel from the 2021 Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health conference, transgender and gender-diverse youth and their families share both negative and positive experiences in accessing health care.

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HIV Treatment and Care for Transgender and Gender Diverse People

In this talk from the 2021 Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health Conference, Dr. Kevin Ard covers the basics on the recommendations for prescribing PrEP with TGD patients. Participants will discover best practices for outreach and administration of PrEP in TGD communities including the exploration of PrEP interactions with hormone treatments, and the components of incorporating PrEP into diverse clinic settings.

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Intersex Healthcare Experiences Panel

In this panel from the 2021 Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health conference, panelists share both negative and positive experiences in accessing health care related to intersex experience.

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Gender-Affirming Surgeries Part 1

In this talk from the 2021 Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health conference, Dr. Bowers reviews current rationale for surgery, historical perspectives, and standards for care of the transgender surgical patient.

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Evidence-Based Behavioral Health Care for Gender Diverse Children and Adolescents

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In this talk from the 2021 Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health conference, Dr. Henin covers behavioral health care approaches for transgender and gender-diverse youth and adolescents.

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Collecting Gender Identity Data in EHRs

In this talk from the 2021 Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health conference, Chris Grasso and Juwan Campbell discuss the importance of and how to collect gender identity data in EHRs.

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Decolonizing Gender: How Mental Health Providers Can Break Out of the Binary

In this talk from the 2021 Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health conference, Dr. Chang covers how to break out of the binary when approaching behavioral health care for clients.

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Puberty Blockers and Hormone Therapy for Gender Diverse Youth and Adolescents

In this talk from the 2021 Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health conference, Dr. Carswell discusses puberty blockers and hormone therapy for transgender and gender-diverse youth and adolescents.

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Reproductive Care and Obstetrics for Transgender and Gender-diverse People

In this talk from the 2021 Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health conference, Drs. Viloria and Grimstad highlight reproductive care and obstetrics for transgender and gender-diverse people.

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Alternative Sexualities in Healthcare: Providing Affirming Care to Patients who Engage in Kink, BDSM, Fetish, Swinging, Ethical Non-Monogamy, Polyamory, and Open Arrangements

This talk from the 2021 Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health conference will provide an overview of various alternative sexualities (including kink, BDSM, and fetish) and relationship arrangements (including non-monogamy, polyamory, and swinging). Participants will be introduced to the implications of discrimination against patients with alternative sexualities and relationship arrangements on healthcare, historically and currently. Presenters will share best practices for providing affirming care to these populations in physical and behavioral health.

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Emerging Topics in Trans Medicine – Expert Panel Discussion

In this panel from the 2021 Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health conference, experts in transgender and gender-diverse patient care discuss emerging topics in the field.

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Addressing Unconscious and Implicit Bias

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In this talk from the 2021 Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health conference, Cei Lambert focuses particularly on provider bias and power dynamics and how bias shows up for transgender and gender-diverse clients.

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Primary and Preventative Health Needs for Transgender People

In this talk from the 2021 Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health conference, Dr. Deutsch covers primary care and preventative health needs for transgender and non-binary people.

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PrEP and Transgender Communities: Evidence-Informed Practices

In this talk from the 2021 Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health conference, Dr. Poteat reviews data on PrEP among transgender people, outlines current guidelines for PrEP use, and describes gender-affirming practices for PrEP implementation.

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Gender-Affirming Hormone Therapy: Testosterone

In this talk from the 2021 Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health conference, Julie discusses the use of testosterone with transgender and gender-diverse patients.

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Trauma-Informed Care for Trans and Gender-Diverse Individuals

In this talk from the 2021 Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health conference, Dr. Potter and Samara Grossman discuss components of trauma-informed care for transgender and gender-diverse clients.

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Healthcare Experiences of Transgender and Gender Non-binary People of Color Panel

In this panel from the 2021 Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health conference, transgender and gender-diverse BIPOC panelists share both negative and positive experiences in accessing health care.

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