Lambda Legal has released a first-of-its-kind resource for hospitals on how to treat transgender patients with respect and dignity. “Creating Equal Access To Quality Health Care For Transgender Patients: Transgender-Affirming Hospital Policies” is a 20-page guide that provides model hospital policies aimed at ensuring appropriate interactions with transgender patients.
Module 7 in Fenway Health’s Learning Modules on LGBT Health familiarizes clinicians with the basic health needs of transgender individuals.
Published in 2012 by the Terrence Higgins Trust, Trans Health Matters is a two-volume guide on sexual health issues specific to trans men and women, respectively.
The Gay and Lesbian Medical Association’s Dr. Rebecca Allison compiled this list of health issues that the GLMA’s healthcare providers have identified as common concerns for transgender people.
Vancouver Coastal Health’s Transgender Health Program Library is an oft-cited collection of excellent articles about transgender health that you’ll want to bookmark for later reference.
Freeing Ourselves: A Guide to Health and Self Love for Brown Bois is a groundbreaking health guide created by and for transgender men of color and masculine-identified women of color.
Organizing for Transgender Health Care: A Guide for Community Clinic Organizing and Advocacy is a guide that provides information and tools for transgender people and our allies so that we are better equipped and more empowered to change the health care system to meet our needs.
The CoE’s protocol is work in progress that intended to provide accurate, peer-reviewed medical guidance, and to provide a resource that can be shared with other provider colleagues and support staff to improve treatment capabilities as well as access to care for transgender patients.
The Transgender Law Center created this short pamphlet to partner with providers to improve quality of care and provider-patient outcomes.
Drafted by the health care professionals at the Tom Waddell Health Center in San Francisco, these guidelines are based on their experience in treating over 1200 trans clients.