Empowering Children and Adolescents to Find Their Color in the Rainbow

Learn to use appropriate language used when caring for transgender patients and to understand the significant differences between these terms to better direct individual healthcare needs. Current healthcare guidelines are discussed. Dr. Pomarico also:
  • Reviews the WPATH and UCSF current guidelines for transgender care and hormones
  • Discusses the legal implications and documentation for gender affirming surgery
  • Reviews the results of an impactful survey among transgender youth regarding their gender identity
  • Discusses the use of hormone blockers for pre-pubescent patients and safe prescribing for gender affirming hormones