Multidisciplinary Approach to Ensure Inclusive, Compassionate, and High-Quality Healthcare for Transgender Individuals

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Gain expert insights on best practices for inclusive care of transgender individuals in this comprehensive educational program for all healthcare professionals featuring a series of podcasts, commentaries, interactive text modules, downloadable PDF resources, and video simulations of healthcare professional–patient interactions. Topics include strategies to build a compassionate and inclusive healthcare environment, effective risk factor assessment and preventive care plans consistent with patient anatomy, and considerations for cancer and HIV care.
Nelson F. Sanchez, MD
Program Director
Olivia Buckoski, PharmD
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Yee Won Chong
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Madeline Deutsch, MD, MPH
Ariela Noy, MD
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Lauren Radziejewski, DNP
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Norma Steiner, MD
Antonio E. Urbina, MD

ClinicalThought

In this commentary calling for inclusive healthcare for transgender individuals, Nelson F. Sanchez, MD, shares key insights on the need for equitable and compassionate healthcare, along with guidance on communication, physical exams, and transition-specific care based on his clinical experience with transgender patients.

Nelson F. Sanchez, MD
Program Director
Released: June 28, 2022

Downloadable PDFs

Downloadable clinical resource with practical guidance on how to talk with your transgender patients about gender identity, including related terminology, along with health concerns to review with all transgender patients and related resources for HCPs and patients.

Nelson F. Sanchez, MD
Program Director
Released: June 30, 2022

Downloadable clinical resource with practical guidance on preventative care plans for transgender patients, including general strategies, organ-specific cancer screening recommendations, and benefit/risk implications of hormone therapy on cardiovascular/metabolic disorders.

Nelson F. Sanchez, MD
Program Director
Released: October 7, 2022

Microlearning Modules

Learn how healthcare professionals can improve medical care for transgender individuals with this expert discussion of key strategies to create a compassionate and inclusive healthcare environment, including self-awareness of biases, training of staff, using inclusive language, and best practices for taking a medical history and doing a physical exam.

person default Lauren Radziejewski, DNP Physicians: maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits Registered Nurses: 0.75 Nursing contact hours Pharmacists: 0.75 contact hours (0.075 CEUs) Released: October 31, 2022 Expired: October 30, 2023

Downloadable slides accompanying a text module on how healthcare professionals can improve medical care for transgender individuals, including key strategies to create a compassionate and inclusive healthcare environment.

person default Lauren Radziejewski, DNP Released: October 31, 2022

In this module, a nurse practitioner with expertise in the care of transgender patients provides practical guidance on strategies for developing care plans that are inclusive, patient empowering, and medically accurate by using an organ-based approach and shared decision-making.

person default Lauren Radziejewski, DNP Physicians: maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits Registered Nurses: 0.75 Nursing contact hours Pharmacists: 0.75 contact hours (0.075 CEUs) Released: October 4, 2022 Expired: October 3, 2023

Download this slideset on strategies for developing care plans for transgender patients that are inclusive, patient empowering, and medically accurate by using an organ-based approach and shared decision-making.

person default Lauren Radziejewski, DNP Released: October 4, 2022

In this module, a primary care specialist discusses culturally appropriate strategies to maximize preventive care measures for transgender people, including cardiovascular risk and cancer screening.

person default Madeline Deutsch, MD, MPH Physicians: maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits Registered Nurses: 0.5 Nursing contact hours Pharmacists: 0.5 contact hours (0.05 CEUs) Released: August 22, 2022 Expired: August 21, 2023

Download this slideset covering culturally appropriate strategies to maximize preventive care measures in transgender people.

person default Madeline Deutsch, MD, MPH Released: August 22, 2022

In this module, an HIV specialist reviews the latest data on HIV prevalence in the transgender population and discusses measures healthcare professionals can take to reduce HIV transmission and improve retention in care among transgender individuals.

Antonio E. Urbina, MD Physicians: maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits Registered Nurses: 0.75 Nursing contact hours Pharmacists: 0.75 contact hours (0.075 CEUs) Released: September 27, 2022 Expired: September 26, 2023

Download this slideset presenting the latest data on HIV prevalence in the transgender population and measures that healthcare professionals can take to reduce HIV transmission and improve retention in care among transgender individuals.

Antonio E. Urbina, MD Released: September 27, 2022

In this focused module, review expert strategies for optimizing cancer screening, management, and clinical trial enrollment of transgender persons living with HIV at increased risk for certain hematologic and solid cancers.

Ariela Noy, MD Physicians: maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits Registered Nurses: 0.75 Nursing contact hours Pharmacists: 0.75 contact hours (0.075 CEUs) Released: November 7, 2022 Expired: November 6, 2023

Download these expert slides for key data and clinical strategies for cancer screening and management in transgender persons living with HIV at increased risk for certain hematologic and solid cancers.

Ariela Noy, MD Released: November 7, 2022

Podcasts with Associated Videos

In this podcast, Olivia Buckoski, PharmD, shares her personal experience undergoing medical and social transition, along with actionable advice for healthcare professionals caring for transgender individuals.

Olivia Buckoski, PharmD Released: May 2, 2022

In this video, Olivia Buckoski, PharmD, shares her personal experience undergoing medical and social transition, along with actionable advice for healthcare professionals caring for transgender individuals.

Olivia Buckoski, PharmD Released: May 25, 2022

In this podcast calling for inclusive healthcare for transgender individuals, Nelson F. Sanchez, MD, shares key insights on the need for equitable, compassionate healthcare for transgender individuals, along with guidance on communication, physical exams, and transition-specific care based on his clinical experience caring for these patients.

Nelson F. Sanchez, MD
Program Director
Released: May 13, 2022

In this podcast, activist and breast cancer survivor Yee Won Chong shares his experience as a transmasculine person navigating the healthcare system with Norma Steiner, MD, a gynecologic oncologist, who in turn offers her perspective on providing cancer care to patients across the gender spectrum.

person default Yee Won Chong person default Norma Steiner, MD Released: November 29, 2022

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