Grand Rounds - Jul 15, 2022
"Transgender Patients: Unique Considerations"

Speaker: Jen Hastings, MD. Assistant Clinical Professor, UCSF Department of Family and Community Medicine; Transgender Healthcare Consultant, Health Improvement Partnership, Santa Cruz County.




  1. Explain key elements of appropriate care for transgender patients seeking primary, specialty and emergency care across the health system.
  2. Define basic terms such as; gender identify, gender expression, sexual orientation, transgender, cisgender and medical affirmation.
  3. Recognize the risks and benefits of different gender-affirming therapies such as hormone therapy and surgery.

Accreditation: St. Charles Health System is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. St. Charles Health System designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.

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Target Audience: Physicians, Nurses, Pharmacists, Allied Health Professionals

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