Presentation on theme: "Developing Programs to Sensitize Providers to the Unique HIV and Health Needs of Transgender People JoAnne G. Keatley, MSW Center of Excellence for Transgender."— Presentation transcript:
Developing Programs to Sensitize Providers to the Unique HIV and Health Needs of Transgender People JoAnne G. Keatley, MSW Center of Excellence for Transgender Health: University of California, San Francisco, United States
Our mission is to increase access to comprehensive, effective, and affirming healthcare services for trans and gender-variant communities.
National Advisory Board We include community perspectives by actively engaging a national advisory body (NAB) of 12 trans identified leaders from throughout the country.
5. Look in All the Right Places Trans-specific recruitment and retention strategies
6. Increase Access to Health Care Collaborate with local health care providers who: – Have easily accessible or multiple locations – Provide services in multiple languages – Understand trans HIV and health care issues – Provide hormone therapy as part of primary care
7. Invest In Developing and Supporting Your Staff Prioritize staff development – Build staff capacity – Create opportunities for advancement
8. Advocate for Structural & Systemic Changes Advocate for policy changes alongside trans people. Examples Include:
Primary Care Protocol Project: Medical Advisory Board Marvin E. Belzer, MD, FACP, FSAM Jennifer Burnett, MD Maddie Deutsch, MD James Franicevich, NP R. Nick Gorton, MD Jennifer Hastings, MD Dan Karasic, MD Lori Kohler, MD Jennifer Vanderleest MD, MSPH
Patient Intake What is your current gender or gender identity? – Male – Female – Transgender Male/Transman – Transgender Female/Transwoman – Genderqueer – Other: please specify___________ – Decline to state
Patient Intake What sex were you assigned at birth? – Male – Female – Decline to state
Patient Intake What pronouns do you prefer? – Fill-in-the-blank – He, she; hir, ze, they, etc.
Challenges Encountered What challenges will/might/have you encounter(ed)? – Interpersonal – Individual – Community – Structural How would/did you resolve those challenges?
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