4th Annual Professional Conference on Transgender Health

Pittsburgh, PA US
September 27, 2019

This conference will address transgender-related issues and will have two tracks: medical and mental health.

Target Audience

Medical and behavioral Health professionals

Learning Objectives

1. Recognize the management of gender dysphoria, including pubertal blockers, cross-sex hormones, surgical options, management of stress due to minority stress, and addressing educational needs.

2. Demonstrate cultural competency for transgender and gender non-binary individuals, such as using the correct terminology, understanding the concepts of gender identity, making an institution a safe and welcoming space, and educating the community the health, educational, and psychosocial needs of transgender people.

3. Identify the systematic barriers to obtaining services for transgender and gender non-binary individuals and learn skills to navigate institutional systems for this vulnerable population.

4. Apply tools and skills with interfacing with individuals in the health care, educational, government, and business settings to promote the health and well-being of transgender and gender non-binary individuals.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 6.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
09/27/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2019
Event starts: 
09/27/2019 - 11:30am
Event ends: 
09/27/2019 - 1:00pm

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE

7:00 – 8:00a

Registration and

Breakfast

Cafeteria

Behavioral Track

8:00 – 8:50 a

Image Therapy for Queer Couples

Rachel Goss, LPC and Marlaina Pongibove

9:00 – 9:50 a

Navigating Conflicting Religious Views and Our Trans Clients Views of Self

Martha J Slagy, MA, NCC

10:00 - 10:50 a

Implementing Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with  LGBTQ Youth

Andrew Weinberg, LCSW and Judith A. Cohen, M.D.

11:00 – 11:30 a

Break for Lunch

11:30 – 12:50 p

Keynote Talk

Schuyler Bailar

1:00 – 2:00 p

Supporting TransParents

Kathleen M. Mcquillian, MSCP

2:00 – 2:50 p

Substance Use, Stigma, and Treatment Among Transgender Individual

Keith Gray, LSW and Marlaina Pongibove

 

3:00 – 3:50 p

 

The Nuances of Visibility and Trauma in the Trans Community

Diane Dahm,LCSW and Brittany Ashcraft, LCSW

3:50 – 4:00 p

Evaluation

4:00 – 5:00 p

Networking

5:00p

Adjournment

Medical Track

8:00 – 8:50 a

Gynecologic Care for Transgender Men

Colleen Krajewski, MD

9:00 – 9:50 a

Family-Oriented Care: An Inclusive Approach to Supporting Transgender and Gender Diverse Youth and their Families

Caitlin Thornburgh, MSW

10:00 – 10:50 a

Primary Care for Transgender Adults: Beyond Hormones

Sarah Tilstra, MD

Eloho Ufomata, MD

11:00 – 11:30 a

Break for Lunch

11:30 – 12:50 p

Keynote Talk

Schuyler Bailar

1:00 – 1:50 p

 

HIV Treatment and Prevention in Transgender Populations

Ken Ho, MD

2:00 – 2:50 p

Optimizing Outcomes While Addressing Weight-related Concerns in Transgender Adolescents and Young Adults

Dana Rofey, PhD

3:00 – 3:50 p

Gender Confirmation Surgery; a Brief Overview of Surgical Options for Lower Surgery

Toby Meltzer, MD

3:50 – 4:00 p

Evaluation

4:00 – 5:00 p

Networking

5:00p

Adjournment

Persad Center
1301 Butler Street, Suite 100
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
United States

Faculty

Brittany Ashcraft, LCSW Clinical Therapist, Persad Center

J. Coley Alston, Persad Center

Judith A. Cohen, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry, Drexel University of College of Medicine

Diane Dahm, LCSW, Clinical Therapist, Persad Center

Keith Gray, LSW, Clinical Therapist, Persad Center

Alicyn Simpson, B.A., Trans Buddy Program PGH Coordinator

Rachel Goss, LPC Clinical Therapist/Intern Supervisor, Persad Center

Kenneth Ho, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh

Kacie Kidd, MD, Adolescent Medicine Fellow, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

Colleen Krajewski, MD, Assistant Professor of Gynecology, UPMC Magee Women’s Hospital

*Kara Mackinson, LCSW, Social Worker, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

Kathleen M. McQuillan, MSCP, Clinical Therapist, Persad Center

Toby Meltzer, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Oregon Health Sciences University

*Gerald T. Montano, DO, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh

Marlaina Pongibove, Intern Persad Center

Dana Rofey, PhD, Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh

Lyndsey Sickler, Youth Programs Manager, Persad Center

Martha J. Slagy, MA, NCC, Clinical Therapist, Persad Center

Sarah Tilstra, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh

Caitlin Thornburgh, LSW Social Worker, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

Eloho Ufomata, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh

*Andrew Weinberg, LCSW, Clinical Therapist/Clinical Supervisor, Persad Center

*Course Directors

 

All individuals in a position to control the content of this educational activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any proprietary entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients.

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

Available Credit

  • 6.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 6.50 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
09/27/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2019
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To Register for the Conference:

https://transpridepgh2019conference.bpt.me/