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Sunday, July 10 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
Medical Panel: Consideration for Pre-Adolescents

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This group of experienced medical providers will focus on the needs of children and pre-adolescents in anticipation of their entry into puberty. What do we need to be thinking about now while our kids are young? Are there certain steps we should be preparing for as we look ahead to their future medical needs? What might be the options for “staying in the middle” of the gender spectrum? Hear from a range of medical professionals who are on the front lines of caring for gender-expansive kids (and the adults who love and support them).


Jennifer Hastings, MD

Jennifer Hastings, MD is a family practice physician who started the Transgender Health Care Program at Planned Parenthood Mar Monte Santa Cruz and has been actively involved in supporting Transgender Health Care Services around the country. An Assistant Clinical Professor, UCSF, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Jen works closely with the Santa Cruz Transgender Therapist Team, and is involved in the integration of Behavioral Health... Read More →
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Johanna Olson-Kennedy, MD

Childrens Hospital Los Angeles
Johanna Olson-Kennedy, MD is a full time faculty member of the Division of Adolescent Medicine at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles since 2006. In 2012, she became the Medical Director of the Division’s Center for Transyouth Health and Development, specializing in the care of gender nonconforming and transgender children and adolescents. Dr. Olson-Kennedy spearheads a program of research at CHLA that aims to understand the experience of... Read More →

Stephen M. Rosenthal, MD

Stephen M. Rosenthal, MD is Professor of Pediatrics at UCSF, emeritus Program Director for Pediatric Endocrinology, and Medical Director of the Child and Adolescent Gender Center (CAGC). Dr. Rosenthal co-chaired a steering committee that lead to the creation of the CAGC, a unique University and community collaborative providing medical and mental health support, as well as education, advocacy, and legal support to gender expansive youth and their... Read More →

Sunday July 10, 2016 11:00am - 12:30pm
Galileo 105

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