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Barriers to Medical Care for Transgender People

Barriers to Medical Care for Transgender People

Joshua D. Safer

A area of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston University class of Medicine, Boston, MA

Eli Coleman

B Department of Family Medicine and Community wellness, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Jamie Feldman

B Department of Family Medicine and Community wellness, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Robert Garofalo

C Division of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics. Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago/Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, United States Of America

Wylie Hembree

D system of Developmental Psychoendocrinology, Division of Gender, sex, and wellness, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University infirmary, nyc, NY and NYS Psychiatric Institute, nyc, NY

Asa Radix

E Callen-Lorde Community Wellness Center, Nyc, NY

Jae Sevelius

F Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, Department of Medicine, University of Ca, san francisco bay area, CA

Abstract

Reason for Review

Transgender individuals suffer significant wellness disparities and might need medical intervention as section of their care. The objective of this manuscript is to briefly review the literature characterizing obstacles to medical care for transgender people and also to propose research priorities to comprehend mechanisms of these obstacles and interventions to conquer them. Continue reading Barriers to Medical Care for Transgender People