UW Medicine is committed to improving healthcare for LGBTQ patients and families. The resources gathered below support providers in creating a welcoming care environment and responding to population-specific healthcare needs.
Transitioning to Gender Awareness: Drs. Roberta Dalley and Corinne Heinen discuss UW Medicine's Transgender & Gender Non-Binary (TGNB) Program in Episode 11 of "The Transformer: the UW Medicine Care Transformation Podcast: Transitioning to Gender Awareness."
Local and national guidelines for LGBTQ population health issues.
Best Practices in Gender-affirming Care
- Endocrine Treatment of Gender-Dysphoric/Gender-Incongruent Persons: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline
- King County Transgender Resource and Referral Guide
- Introduction to Gender and Sexuality in a Healthcare Setting: Providing Quality Care for Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Patients
- Preventing Transgender Suicide: An Introduction for Providers
- Primary and gender-affirming care of transgender and gender nonbinary people
- University of Nebraska trans health videos with Ryan Sallans
- What To Know About Fertility Before/After Starting Hormone Therapy For Trans Folks- Transgender Men: What to Know About Hysterectomies
Centers for Disease Control Resources
King County Guidelines
Opportunities to learn more about supporting the LGBTQ population and earn Continuing Medical Education credits.
- Fenway Health: High Quality, comprehensive and affirming care for the LGBT community
- GLMA: Health Professionals Advancing LGBT Equality
- Ingersoll Gender Center
- UCSF: Center of Excellence for Transgender Health
- Advancing Effective Communication, Cultural Competence, and Patient- and Family-Centered Care for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Community
- Affirmative Care for Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming People: Best Practices for Front-line Health Care Staff
- Ten Things: Creating Inclusive Health Care Environments for LGBT People