Free Patient Education Seminars Open to the Public

The University of Utah Health Transgender Health Program invites you to attend our monthly seminars open to the public. Seminars are led by our providers who will discuss the different services we offer in our program and highlight community partners we work with to deliver gender affirming care.

Each of our seminars will take place virtually via Zoom until further notice. When you register, you will receive a link and password to join to your email address. However, you will need to download the Zoom platform prior to joining the seminar. It is free to sign up for Zoom. 

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations as outlined by federal and state law. We also strive to create an inclusive, safe and respectful environment. If you need accommodations to participate in our seminars or have questions about our seminars, please email us at transgenderhealth@hsc.utah.edu.

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Transgender Health Seminar Schedule

 

Health Insurance Advocacy: How To Be Your Own Advocate

Date & Time: Wed, Oct 13, 6pm to 8pm

Speakers:

This seminar will discuss insurance advocacy, which will include:

  • understanding your healthcare rights,
  • types of health insurance and terminology,
  • financial opportunities to cover cost of care,
  • resources to help you sign up for gender affirming health plans, and
  • open enrollment.

Register for the Seminar

Transmasculine Surgeries

Date & Time: Wed, Nov 10, 6pm to 8pm

Speakers:

This seminar will cover the topic of transmasculine surgeries including mastectomy (top surgery), and phalloplasty/metoidioplasty (bottom surgeries).

Additional topics will include:

  • WPATH standards of care,
  • good candidates for surgery,
  • special considerations for adolescents,
  • chest binding,
  • consultation process, and
  • surgical techniques.

A patient panel will follow the presentation.

Disclaimer: Presentation will include medical procedure and graphic content that may be inappropriate for some. Viewer discretion is advised.

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Hormone Therapy & Voice Therapy

Date & Time: Wed, Dec 8, 6pm to 8pm

Speakers:

This seminar will discuss hormone therapy (HRT) and voice therapy including:

  • primary care services available to patients;
  • what to expect throughout gender affirming hormone therapy;
  • what to expect throughout voice therapy; and
  • masculinizing, feminizing, and gender neutral options for HRT and voice therapy.

A patient panel will follow the presentation.

Register for the Seminar

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