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Transgender Legal Services and Medical-Legal Partnerships

 

Transgender people have unprecedented access to medical care, but pervasive health disparities persist. Widespread discrimination in health insurance, employment, housing and education, and barriers to obtaining accurate identity documents continue to undermine the health of transgender people. Health care providers play an important role in connecting patients to needed legal services. This can be effectively accomplished through integrated services of a medical-legal partnership that specifically meets the needs of transgender patients.

 

2018-12-10 Transgender MLP Fact Sheet Webinar_Final

Originally Presented On: December 10, 2018

Faculty: Noah Lewis, Transcend Legal; Ellen Lawton, National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership; Erin Loubier & Amy Nelson, Whitmas-Walker Health