Transgender Health Panel Video

/ May 6, 2016/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Transgender and Gender Variant Health Panel

Filmed Thursday, February 25, 2016 at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Presented in conjunction with GWS 294: Introduction to Transgender Studies.

Featuring Margo Bell, MD, Caprice Carthans, Kelly Ducheny, PsyD, Aiden Harrington, APN, CNM, and Shay Phillips. Moderated by Erica Chu.

This panel presentation is geared toward those interested in health for transgender and gender variant people, medical providers seeking greater gender literacy, and students pursuing careers in medical fields, social work, and nonprofit work. The purpose of the panel is to educate the audience about the health-related systems gender variant folks must navigate, the kind of gender literacy required to serve such clients, and the needs currently facing medical establishments for establishing better policies related to gender.

Co-sponsored by the Gender and Women’s Studies Program, the Gender and Sexuality Center, and Pride at UIC.

Full information about this panel including panelist biographies and pronouns, click here.

Useful resources:

“Injustice at Every Turn” – Report from “National Transgender Discrimination Survey Report on health and health care”

The Center of Excellence for Transgender Health

The World Professional Association for Transgender Health Standards of Care

Transgender Health, a peer-reviewed open-source journal

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