Principles in the Care of Transgender and Intersex Patients 2017

Santa Fe, NM US
September 7, 2017 to September 9, 2017

This activity has already taken place. See the 2018 course.

Course Director: J. Michael Bostwick, M.D.

For the last several years, health care providers have been seeing an influx of transgender and intersex people seeking sensitive and appropriate care. This pioneering course will offer cutting-edge perspectives and practical evidence-based principles for working with these patients before, during and after transition. Both national and international experts and clinicians from the Mayo Clinic Transgender and Intersex Specialty Care Clinic will instruct attendees in medical, surgical, psychosocial and legal/ethical issues in transgender and intersex care. Participants will leave with the skills to provide progressive and informed care to this emerging and increasingly visible patient population.

Registration Fees:

Full Fee: M.D., DO, Scientist$525.00
Reduced Fee: Resident, Fellow, NP, PA, Allied Health Professional, Retiree$425.00

Additional Information:
Course Brochure (pdf)

Target Audience

This course is intended for physicians as well as advanced care providers in areas of psychiatry, psychology, endocrinology, family medicine, internal medicine, plastic surgery and pediatrics.

Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Describe how to safely and effectively utilize masculinizing and feminizing hormonal treatments for appropriate patients. 
  • Identify principles to consider in the determination of pubertal delaying therapies.
  • Describe general approaches to common surgical interventions in gender confirmation surgery.
  • Articulate 3 key psychosocial treatment principles to guide a comprehensive approach to transgender and intersex patients. 

Attendance at this Mayo Clinic course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 16.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 16.00 APA
  • 16.00 Attendance
Event starts: 
09/07/2017 - 7:45am
Event ends: 
09/09/2017 - 12:10pm

Click here to view the program schedule on your mobile device. 

La Fonda on the Plaza
100 East San Francisco Street
Santa Fe, NM 87501
United States

Travel and Lodging Accommodations

Special room rates are available until the block is sold out or until August 17, 2017, whichever comes first. The discounted rate is $189 plus tax.

To ensure accommodations at the discounted rate, please make your reservations online or directly with the hotel by calling 800-523-5002 (toll-free) by August 17, 2017. Please indicate that you are a participant of the Mayo Clinic Psychiatry Transgender Course when making your reservation.

The standard hotel reservations cancellation policy will apply to all reservations. Attendees are responsible for their own reservations.

Mayo Clinic Faculty

J. Michael Bostwick, M.D.
Caroline J. Davidge-Pitts, M.B., Ch.B.
Cesar A. Gonzalez, Ph.D., L.P.
Alexis (Alex) T. Laungani, M.D.
Valerie Lemaine, M.D., M.P.H.
Aida N. Lteif, M.D.
Oscar J. Manrique, M.D.
Jorys Martinez-Jorge, M.D.
Lois J. Mc Guire, APRN, C.N.P.
Todd B. Nippoldt, M.D.
Diana M. Orbelo, Ph.D.

Guest Faculty

Dianne R. Berg, Ph.D., L.P.
University of Minnesota
Center for Sexual Health
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Pierre Brassard, M.D., FRCS
Gender and Cosmetic Surgeon
Medical Director of GRS Montréal
Chief Executive Officer, Centre Métropolitain de Chirurgie
Montreal, Canada

George R. Brown, M.D., DFAPA
Professor and Associate Chairman
East Tennessee State University Department of Psychiatry/Mountain Home VAMC
Johnson City, Tennessee

Lauren E. Radziejewski, MSN, ANP-BC
Doctoral Candidate (DNPc)
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Katie Spencer, Ph.D., L.P.
University of Minnesota
Center for Sexual Health
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

PAs may claim a maximum of 16.00 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.


The Department of Psychiatry and Psychology at Mayo Clinic, Rochester is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education credits for psychologists. The Department of Psychiatry and Psychology at Mayo Clinic, Rochester maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This activity is approved for a maximum of 16 credits. Credit is awarded only for actual instructional time. 

Available Credit

  • 16.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 16.00 APA
  • 16.00 Attendance

Accreditation Period

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