WPATH was originally named after Harry Benjamin, MD.
|Dr. Benjamin was one of the first physicians to work with gender dysphoric persons. A brief biography of Dr. Benjamin is available at the Magnus Hirschfeld Archiv fur Sexualwissenschaft website.|
The following materials are complimentary for all WPATH members. Check out the MEMBERSHIP page to find out how to join.
A Video Tribute to Dr. Harry Benjamin!
SPONSORING SCIENTIFIC SYMPOSIA
WPATH sponsors a biennial symposium that attract hundreds of professionals from around the world. The next Symposium will be held September 24-28, 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia (USA). Discounted rates for this symposium are available for all 2011 WPATH members! Click here to view more information.
Previous WPATH (HBIGDA) Symposiums
2014 - Bangkok, Thailand February 14-18
2011 - Atlanta, Gerogia (USA) September 24-28
2009 - Oslo, Norway June 17-20
2007 - Chicago, Illinois (USA) September 5-8
2005 - Bologna, Italy April 6-9
2003 - Ghent, Belgium September 10-13
2001 - Galveston, Texas (USA) October 31 - November 4
1999 - London, United Kingdom August 17-21
1997 - Vancouver, British Columbia September 10-13
1995 - Kloster Irsee, Germany September 1-4
1989 - Cleveland, Ohio (USA) September 20-23
ETHICAL GUIDELINES FOR PROFESSIONALS
WPATH provides comprehensive Ethical Guidelines concerning the care of patients with gender identity disorders. The new guidelines, which apply to all WPATH members, were adopted in November, 2000.
Download the WPATH Ethical Guidelines for printing (.pdf)*
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