Enhancing Pediatric Trainees’ and Students’ Knowledge in Providing Care to Transgender Youth

Vance Jnr., S.R. et al. Journal of Adolescent Health. Published online: January 05 2017


Purpose: To enhance pediatric trainees’ and students’ knowledge of the psychosocial and medical issues facing transgender youth through a comprehensive curriculum.

Conclusions: A comprehensive curriculum comprised interactive online modules and an observational experience in a pediatric gender clinic was effective at improving pediatric learners’ perceived knowledge of the medical and psychosocial issues facing transgender youth. Learners also highly valued the curriculum.

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