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25 years of transyouth care: Gender dysphoria in children


Rixse Lecture

Twenty Five Years of Transyouth Care: The Past, Present and Future of Gender Dysphoria in Children, Teens and Young Adults

Presented by
Marvin E. Belzer, M.D., FACP, FSAM
Director, Division of Adolescent Medicine
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine
University of Southern California
Keck School of Medicine

Learning Objectives:
Attendees of this session will be able to:

  1. Describe common definitions of terms related to transgender health
  2. Recognize gender non-conforming behaviors and associated dysphoria, counsel families on health implications, and make appropriate referrals for specialty care
  3. Describe the balance of risks of treatment and deferring/delaying treatment for Gender Dysphoria in peripubertal children and adolescents.

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