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AMA Moving Medicine

Jan 14, 2021

In the second and final episode in the series, we pick up the conversation with our two experts, Jill Dispenza, director of HIV and STD hub and hotline resources at the Center on Halsted and Dr. Magda Houlberg, Chair of the LGBTQ Advisory Committee from Howard Brown Health on the health care needs and...

Jan 7, 2021

What are the health care needs of LGBTQ patients age 65 and older? How are these needs similar, and different, to those of cis, heterosexual seniors? How can physicians mitigate concerns such as social isolation, gender-affirming services, and mental health problems? We talk with experts Jill Dispenza and Dr....

Dec 10, 2020

In the final episode of our series on trans teenagers, we discuss the specifics of gender affirming healthcare and how to support teens and their families.

Dec 9, 2020

As the days get shorter and the pandemic continues to rage, mental health should become top priority for doctors and patients.

Dec 8, 2020

As more children and teenagers are expressing discomfort with their assigned sex at birth or their assumed gender identity, parents may be panicking. Physicians have a unique role in explaining the options available to trans teens. We discuss the differences between sex and gender, as well as the concerns that trans...