Upcoming GEI Courses

*Please Note: Member Applications must be approved before you can register for a meeting at the WPATH Member rate*

 

Discussion on gender affirmation:
Surgery and beyond

Kabuki Hotel San Francisco
May 30 - June 1, 2019

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Guests are welcome to call 415.614.5423 and indicate the Saint Francis Memorial / WPATH conference or use Hotel Kabuki Guest Room Booking Link

Scholarships Now Available 

We are pleased to have received generous funding for healthcare providers to attend this program who would otherwise be unable to attend due to financial reasons. We encourage you to apply for a scholarship and are confident that most who apply by the deadline of May 1st  will receive funding assistance. Join the conversation at this unique conference aimed at helping nurses, physicians, mental health professionals, social workers and other healthcare providers grappling with the ethical and practice-related concerns in serving trans individuals who are considering surgery.

Complete the scholarship application by May 1st (notifications made on May 6th) by clicking here

Join the conversation at this unique conference aimed at helping healthcare providers grappling with the ethical and practice-related concerns in serving trans individuals who are considering surgery.

Topics to be covered include:

  • An ethical framework for navigating challenges in gender care
  • Counseling patients/clients regarding surgery options
  • Physical preparation for surgery
  • Discussions on Complications of gender surgeries
  • Masculinizing and feminizing surgical procedures
  • Nonbinary surgery requests
  • Ethical issues in adolescent treatment
  • How to be a well-informed healthcare advocate
  • Facial feminization and voice surgery

This CME/CE accredited conference for all healthcare professionals wishing to support patients who go through gender surgery is sponsored by Saint Francis Memorial Hospital (SFMH) and the World Professional Association for Transgender Health’s Global Education Initiative (WPATHGEI).

We invite you to attend two days of focused education and professional dialogue exploring the interdisciplinary nature of transgender care.  Our primary aim to help providers become articulate about gender surgery and capable of competently supporting individuals who undergo these procedures.

Schedule and Fees
Thursday May 30th at 12:30-5:30 PM (reception to follow)
Friday, May 31st, 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday, June 1st  9:00 AM - 12:30 P.M.

$650.00    WPATH Member/Dignity Health Employee
$295.00    WPATH Student/Trainee Member/Dignity Health Student/Trainee
$850.00    Non Member
$395.00    Student/Trainee Non Member

Space is limited.

 

 

GEI Palm Springs

Please Note: The WPATH GEI courses previously scheduled for April 5 – 7, 2019 in partnership with Eisenhower Health in Palm Springs, CA, will be postponed until Fall/Winter 2019, following USPATH. Unfortunately, Eisenhower Health is unable to host the courses in April as planned.

 

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