If the address matches an existing account you will receive an email with instructions to reset your password. If the address matches an existing account you will receive an email with instructions to retrieve your username. Address correspondence to: Pooja K. Search for more papers by this author. Background: Deficits in provider training may contribute to disparities impacting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and gender nonconforming LGB-TGNC individuals.
Foreword: Caring for Lesbians, Bisexual Women, Transgender, : Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology
When Hannah Simpson went to the gynecologist's office for the very first time in her life, the receptionist called her by her last name when it was her turn to go into the exam room. The reason: the computer had the trans woman listed by her old first name. She attributed the mistake to a computing glitch due to a merger between two major hospital systems, but that didn't make the mistake any less galling to the Harlem resident and medical student, who had made the appointment and signed in as "Hannah. Starting on June 23, the clinic, which is part of the Einstein Healthcare Network, will have a staff of David Jaspan, the chairman of the obstetrics and gynecology department at Einstein in Philadelphia, with Sharon Butterworth, a physician's assistant. Jaspan was just a medical student at the time.
Caring for the transgender patient: The role of the gynecologist
Demeaning patient behavior takes emotional toll on physicians. The author reports no financial relationships relevant to this article. The transgender man - a female-assigned person who self-identifies as male - has unique health care needs that can be addressed only be a gynecologist.
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