Principles in the Care of Transgender and Intersex Patients 2019

Rochester, MN US
September 26, 2019 to September 28, 2019

Course Directors: Cesar A. Gonzalez, Ph.D., L.P. and  Todd B. Nippoldt, M.D.

In the last several years, healthcare providers have seen 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. Experts from Mayo’s Transgender and Intersex Multidisciplinary Clinic will instruct attendees in medical, surgical, psychosocial, legal and ethical issues in transgender and intersex care. Participants will leave with the skills to provide progressive and informed care to this emergent patient population.

Registration Fees:

 General SessionLive Streaming
(Broadcast live in Central Time)

MD, DO, Scientist

Resident, Fellow, NP, PA, Allied Health Professional, Retiree$725$600


Live Streaming Details

  • Broadcast live in Central Time.
  • Attend the course from anywhere, as long as you have an internet connection.
  • You are able to obtain the same number of credits that you would for attending the course in person.
  • Approximately one week prior to the course, you will receive an email with login details.
  • You are able to participate in the course by submitting your questions via the internet.
  • At the conclusion of the course, complete the online evaluation, claim your credit, and receive your certificate of attendance.
  • Watching the live streaming is required in order to receive credit for the course.

Target Audience

This course is designed for physicians, advanced care providers, behavioral health professionals, and social workers in the areas of psychiatry, psychology, endocrinology, family medicine, internal medicine, plastic surgery, urology and pediatrics.

Learning Objectives

  • 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 affirming surgery.
  • Articulate 3 key psychosocial treatment principles to guide a comprehensive approach to transgender and intersex patients. 
  • Identify the social discrimination, microaggressions and limitations to healthcare many transgender & intersex people experience, and describe strategies to limit these in your practice and  community.

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: 
  • 21.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 21.75 ANCC
  • 21.75 APA
  • 21.75 Attendance
  • 21.75 PT
  • 21.75 SWKR
Event starts: 
09/26/2019 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
09/28/2019 - 5:00pm





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Mayo Clinic
200 First Street SW
Leighton Auditorium - Siebens Building
Rochester, MN 55905
United States


Guest rooms have been reserved for attendees and their guests with special course rates at the following downtown Rochester hotel. In order to receive the special rate, reservations must be made before the room block is filled or before the cutoff date of September 4, 2019, whichever comes first.

Reservations will be taken following this date based on space and rate availability. Please identify yourself as a participant of the Mayo Clinic Principles in the Care of Transgender & Intersex Patients 2019 course when making your reservation.

Hilton Garden Inn
225 South Broadway
Online Reservations

The hotel listed above is connected by skyway and pedestrian subway to conference facilities, downtown shops, and restaurants. You may wish to visit the Rochester Convention and Visitors Bureau website for additional accommodation options and area information.

Lodging arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.


Rochester, Minnesota, greets thousands of visitors from around the world each year. The city is serviced by an international airport with multiple flights daily via American or Delta Airlines.

Access to and from the airport is provided by taxi, shuttle service, and rental car. The airport is located approximately 10 miles from the Mayo Clinic campus.

Mayo Clinic’s appointed travel company, Ultramar Travel, is available to assist with your travel arrangements. To make your reservation, phone Ultramar Travel toll-free at 1-866-629-6885.
Note to Travelers: Several cities in the United States are named Rochester. When you make airline reservations and check your baggage, be sure that your destination is Rochester, Minnesota (RST) and that your baggage has been properly tagged.

Travel arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 21.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 21.75 ANCC nursing contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibly for the content of the programs.

This activity is approved for a maximum of 21.75 credits. Credit is awarded only for actual instructional time.

This activity has been approved by the Minnesota Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy for 21.75 hours of credit for LPCs and LPCCs.

Physical Therapy
Co-sponsored by the Program in Physical Therapy, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science / Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences. This course meets the criteria for 21.75 category I Continuing Education Units per Minnesota Physical Therapy Rules 5601.2400, 5601.2500.

Social Work
This activity has been approved by the Minnesota Board of Social Work for 21.75 continuing education hours for Social Workers. Continuing Education (CE) Provider Approval CEP #991

Other Healthcare Professionals
A record of attendance will be provided to all registrants for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies or other professional associations.

For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee member(s) and staff, please go here to review disclosures.

Available Credit

  • 21.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 21.75 ANCC
  • 21.75 APA
  • 21.75 Attendance
  • 21.75 PT
  • 21.75 SWKR
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Cancellation and Refund Policy:

Request for cancellations must be submitted in writing to When cancelling a registration for a course 14 days or more before the course start date, a full refund (minus a $75 administrative fee) will be issued in the same form of payment the registration was received. No refunds are granted less than 14 days before the course start date.

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