Learning Resources — Conference Talks

Physical Therapy and Gender Affirmation

Holly Herman, DPT, discusses the components of physical therapy involved in intra-, pre-, and post-operative care for gender affirmation as well as evaluation and treatment for these types of therapy.

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Eating Disorders and Body Dissatisfaction

In this presentation, Dr. Stacy Hunt, and Kayti Protos, LICSW, discuss the interaction between gender dysphoria, gender minority stressors, and eating disorders. They will explain the core components of the Gender Minority Stress Model and its impact on body dissatisfaction and how to apply a gender-affirmative approach to traditional practices for working with body image, disordered eating, and eating disorders with transgender and gender expansive clients.

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Gender Diverse Youth: Blockers and Hormones

In this presentation, Dr. Jeremi Carswell discusses gender diverse treatment in youth and the rational for certain therapies and discusses the different therapies, focusing on blockers.

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Primary and Preventative Health Care for Transgender and Non-Binary People

In this presentation, Dr. Maddie Deutsch presents on providing primary and preventative health care for transgender and non-binary people. She will discuss cardiovascular risk and approaches to primary prevention in transgender people using hormones, cancer screening needs and considerations in transgender populations and bone health considerations in transgender populations.

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Promoting Health Equity for LGBTQ New Yorkers

Dr. Demetre Daskalakis discusses the difference between equality and equity in health systems, and the importance of health equity for the LGBTQ community. Dr. Daskalakis describes how sexual orientation and gender identity are social determinants of health for people who hold those identities, and provides a framework for thinking about how these determinants can be counteracted in the clinic setting.

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Health Disparities for Gender-diverse Individuals

Julie Thompson, PA-C discusses health disparities faced by gender-diverse people, and how clinicians can address these disparities productively in clinic. Thompson focuses on gender affirmation, both medical and social, as the bedrock of supporting gender-diverse people.

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HIV Treatment and Prevention for Sexual and Gender Minority Patients

Dr. Kenneth Mayer discusses the biology, behaviors, social network structures, and societal structures that influence the risk factors for HIV transmission. Using this framework, Dr. Mayer explains how gender minority people are at higher risk for HIV transmission, particularly if they have intersecting marginalized identities. Dr. Mayer describes many ways in which providers can increase access to HIV treatment strategies for gender diverse people, including clinical strategies, online tools, and social tools. Dr. Mayer focuses on not having a "one size fits all" strategy, but rather understanding the needs of a particular patient and creating a treatment strategy specific to that person.

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Creating a Community Advisory Board

Sophia Geffen discusses the creation, management, and function of a Community Advisory Board in understanding the needs of a particular group seeking services at a community health center. In this webinar, Geffen focuses on how the LGBTQIA+ community must be included in strategy and decision making processes for community health centers to be able to appropriately serve this population. Geffen provides guidance on how to solicit participation for a Community Advisory Board, and what to look for in a CAB that is well populated and able to effectively engage with a community health center.

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Advancing Excellence in Sexual and Gender Minority Health Care for LGBTQ People of Color

Dr. Darrell Wheeler addresses the intersection of gender identity and racial identity, and presents frameworks, processes, and solutions for the stigmatization that can arise for LGBTQ people of color.

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What Health Care Providers Need to Know About Transgender Legal Issues

In this talk, Noah Lewis discusses legal issues that transgender people face and how health care providers play an important role in connecting patients to needed legal services including health insurance, employment, housing and education, and obtaining accurate identity documents.

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