Helene Hedian on Building Patient-Centered Trans Health Care

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On this month's Hopkins Press Podcast, we talk with Helene Hedian, MD,  Director of Clinical Education, Center for Transgender and Gender Expansive Health, discussing data in a new study published in the February 2024 edition of Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved,"What Patients Want in a Transgender Center:Building a Patient-Centered Program."

Dr. Helene Hedian is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, the Director of Clinical Education at the Johns Hopkins Center for Transgender and Gender Expansive Health, and the Assistant Vice Chair for LGBTQ+ Equity and Education in the Department of Medicine. Her academic interests include internal medicine, medical education, and the specific health needs of LGBTQ patients. 

Read “What Patients Want in a Transgender Center:Building a Patient-Centered Program” for free in Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved through 30 June 2024

For further reading, we've also unlocked a new article in The Review of Higher Education, "Transgender Men and Non-Binary Students Managing Their Identities to Pay for College" through the end of June as well. 

See also a new paper in Journal of Hospital Medicine co-authored by Dr. Hedian, "Hospitalizations and Transgender Patients in the United States."

And for a more in-depth exploration of the ways health care access, or lack thereof, impacts trans people, read "Navigating Transgender Health Care in a Cisgender World" in Hopkins Bloomberg Public Health magazine. 

 

Music for this episode of the Hopkins Press Podcast is “le train sur du velours” by Jean Toba, licensed under an Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License and available at Free Music Archive

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