Principles in the Care of Transgender and Intersex Patients 2023 - Livestream (Virtual)

October 12, 2023 to October 14, 2023

This course offers Live (in-person) and Livestream (virtual) attendance options

Course Directors: Cesar A. Gonzalez, Ph.D., L.P. and Caroline J. Davidge-Pitts, M.B., B.Ch.

October 12 - 14, 2023 - Internet Live Activity

In the last several years, healthcare providers have seen an influx of transgender and intersex people seeking sensitive and appropriate care. This pioneering course offers cutting-edge perspectives and practical evidence-based principles for working with transgender and intersex individuals. Experts from Mayo Clinic's Transgender and Intersex Specialty Care Clinic instruct attendees in medical, surgical, psychosocial, legal and ethical issues in transgender and intersex care. Participants leave with the knowledge and skills to provide gender-affirming care across settings.

A limited number of partial scholarships are available for third or fourth-year medical students, graduate students, internal medicine residents and fellows. If interested in receiving a scholarship to attend the meeting, submit a one to two-paragraph essay on why you are interested in attending this course and how you believe this course will help your career planning.  Send your paragraphs to

Target Audience

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

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe how to safely and effectively utilize gender-affirming non-hormonal as well as hormonal interventions for appropriate 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.
  • Recall 3 key psychosocial treatment principles to guide a comprehensive approach to transgender and intersex patients.
  • Describe general approaches to common surgical interventions in gender affirming surgery.
  • Appreciate the differences in health care strategies across the lifespan.

Attendance at any Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competence or proficiency in the skills, knowledge or performance of any care or procedure(s) which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 20.50 ABS
  • 20.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 20.50 ANCC
  • 20.50 APA
  • 20.50 ASWB
  • 20.50 Attendance
Event starts: 
10/12/2023 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
10/14/2023 - 4:00pm
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Internet Live Activity
Rochester, MN 55904
United States

All travel and lodging expenses 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 20.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

DayCredit Hours

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 responsibility for the content of the programs.

This activity is approved for a maximum of 20.50 credits. Credit is awarded only for actual instructional time.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this activity for a maximum of 20.50 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is approved to offer Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course will receive 20.50 general continuing education credits.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to earn credit toward the CME requirement of the American Board of Surgery’s Continuous Certification program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABS credit.

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

  • 20.50 ABS
  • 20.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 20.50 ANCC
  • 20.50 APA
  • 20.50 ASWB
  • 20.50 Attendance


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