Understanding and Working Effectively with Transgender Patients

The Department of Psychiatry would like to invite you to grand rounds taking place this Tuesday, June 26th from Noon – 1pm in conference room 8B60/8th floor of the OHSU Hospital.

Understanding and Working Effectively with Transgender Patients
Sue Orchard, Psy.D. – Associate Director for the Center for Diversity and Multicultural Affairs/OHSU

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to:

  • Describe health disparities faced by transgender patients
  • Describe coming out and transitioning process for transgender and gender variant individuals
  • Analyze most recent Standards of Care (2011) for working with transgender and gender variant patients and know the role that mental health providers can play in treating transgender patients
  • Improve intake procedures to create a more inclusive office environment

Alert: please note that this will be our last grand rounds before we go out on break for the months of July & August. We will resume grand rounds on September 11th which is not our normal schedule of the 1st, 3rd & 4th Tuesday of ea. month. Our normal schedule will resume on September 18th. We sincerely hope you enjoy your break and we look forward to your participation again in September!

Target Audience – Psychiatrists, psychologists, psychiatry residents and fellows, medical students, social workers, masters in administration, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses and pharmacists.