Medical Professionals

Resources For Medical Professionals

In addition to the resources above, there are additional resources with more information of interest to medical professionals. Trans and gender nonconforming individuals may also find some of these of interest, as research and advocacy for one’s own care is also important.

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Resources created to assist physicians and nurses who are places in a critically important position in the care of gender-expansive youth
Access current and past issues, or individual articles on transgender medical issues.
Educational programs, resources, and consultation to health care professionals and organizations, a program of the Fenway Institute.
“Primary Care Protocol for Transgender Patient Care.” Center of Excellence for Transgender Health, April 2011. –
Principles of Transgender Medicine and Surgery, 2nd Edition, edited by Randi Ettner, Stan Monstrey, and Eli Colemen. Routledge, 2016. Available on
Social Work Practices with Transgender and Gender Variant Youth, 2nd Edition, by Gerald P. Mallon. Routledge, 2009.
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Transgender Emergence: Therapeutic Guidelines for Working with Gender Variant People and Their Families, by Arlene Istar Lev. Hawthorn Press, 2004. Available on
A basic overview of transgender concepts offered by the American Medical Student Association.
This project works free of charge for medical providers, and their website includes protocol, lab and hormone information, patient handouts, sample letters, and more.
Treating Transgender Children and Adolescents: An Interdisciplinary Discussion, by Jack Drescher and William Byne. Routledge, 2009.
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Membership organization for professionals working with transgender and gender nonconforming individuals, whose site includes rich and extensive resources, including the opportunity to download their Standards of Care (SOC).