Online: Transgender Health in 2022 and the Incidence of Erythrocytosis in Transgender and Gender-Non-Conforming Adolescents on Testosterone
We continue our discussion about health equity and inclusion at Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware. This Pediatric Grand Rounds session describes the process for undergoing a medical gender transition in our transgender and gender non-conforming youth, along with benefits and risks for starting gender affirming hormone therapy. Additional discussion includes research conducted on transgender health and the effects of supplemental testosterone on adolescent hemoglobin and hematocrit.
Physicians and all healthcare professionals.
Upon completion of this activity participants will be able to:
- Describe the process for undergoing a medical gender transition in our transgender and gender non-conforming youth, along with benefits and risks for starting gender affirming hormone therapy.
- Discuss research conducted on transgender health and the effects of supplemental testosterone on adolescent hemoglobin and hematocrit.
Contact Information: If you have any questions regarding this course please contact the Course Coordinator, Karen Chiarini, firstname.lastname@example.org
Brit M. Foster, DO is an Attending Physician of General Pediatrics at Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware and is an Assistant Professor, Division of General Academic Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Sidney Kimmel Medical College Thomas Jefferson University. Her medical focus is on gender wellness, medical education, and primary care.
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