Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Teaching The Docs

We have always said that we need more healthcare providers trained in trans medicine, well now they are doing it!

I came across this ad for a three day seminar at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York,
Live Surgery Training Course for Gender Affirmation Procedures
A WPATH Certified Course
Featuring Didactic & Live Gender Affirmation Procedures
Mount Sinai Stern Auditorium
The Mount Sinai Hospital
1468 Madison Avenue New York, New York

THURSDAY, APRIL 26 | One-Day Didactic Course Only
Ideal for Healthcare Professionals Interested in Gender Affirmation Procedures

THURSDAY, APRIL 26 – SATURDAY, APRIL 28 | Full Program(Includes One-Day Didactic Course & 1.5 Day Live Surgery Course)
Comprehensive Live Surgery Course for surgeons, surgical residents, surgical fellows, peri- and post- operative care providers.
And the workshops are…
Thursday, April 26, 2018
7:30am – 7:35am: Welcome
7:35am – 7:40am: Introduction
7:40am – 8:00am: Course Overview: Introduction to Transgender and
8:00am – 8:30am: Introduction to the Standards of Care
8:30am – 9:00am: Development of Gender Identity
9:00am – 9:30am: The Role of the Mental Health Professional
9:30am – 10:00am: BREAK
10:00am – 10:30am: Hormone Therapy
10:30am – 11:00am: Pre and Post Operative Care & Primary Care
11:00am – 11:30am: Fertility Preservation & Hysterectomy
11:30am – Noon: Ethics
Noon – 1:00pm: LUNCH
1:00pm – 3:00pm: Afternoon Session 1 TRANSFEMININE PROCEDURES
1:00pm – 1:30pm: Facial Femininization Surgery / Tracheal Shave
1:30pm – 2:00pm: Breast Augmentation
2:00pm – 3:00pm: Vaginoplasty Techniques: Penile Inversion & Intestine
2:30pm – 3:00pm: BREAK
3:00pm – 5:00pm: Afternoon Session 2 TRANSMASCULINE PROCEDURES
3:00pm – 3:30pm: Chest Surgery
3:30pm – 4:00pm: Metoidioplasty
4:00pm – 4:30pm: Phalloplasty RFAFF v ALT
4:30pm – 5:00pm: Sexual Functioning After Gender Affirming Surgery

Mount Sinai / WPATH - Friday, April 27, 2018
Live Surgery Morning Session (Runs Concurrently with Video Sessions)
8:30am – 10:00am: OR 1 - First Case: Laryngeal Surgeries for Voice (Live Surgery)
8:30am – 10:00am: Tracheal Shave / ENT Surgery (Video Presentations with Panel Discussion)
8:30am – 10:00am: OR 1 - First Case: Laryngeal Surgeries for Voice (Live Surgery)
10:00am – 10:30am: BREAK
10:30am – Noon: OR 1 - Second Case: Breast Augmentation (Live Surgery)
10:30am – Noon: Breast Augmentation Surgery (Video Presentations with Panel Discussion)
10:30am – Noon: Facial Feminization Surgery (Live Surgery)
10:30am – Noon: Facial Feminization Surgery (Video Presentations with Panel Discussion)
Noon – 1:00pm: LUNCH
1:00pm – 5:00pm: OR 1 – Vaginoplasty (Live Surgery)

Mount Sinai / WPATH - Saturday, April 28, 2018
8:00am – 11:30am: OR 1 – Metoidioplasty (Live Surgery)
8:00am – 11:30am: Chest Surgery (Video Presentations with Panel Discussion)
8:00am – 11:30am: OR 2 – Chest Surgery (Live Surgery)
8:00am – 11:30am: Metoidioplasty (Video Presentations with Panel Discussion)
10:00am – 10:30am: BREAK
10:30am – Noon: OR 1 - Second Case: Breast Augmentation (Live Surgery)
10:30am – Noon: Breast Augmentation Surgery (Video Presentations with Panel Discussion)
10:30am – Noon: OR 2 - Facial Feminization (Live Surgery)
10:30am – Noon: Facial Feminization Surgery (Video Presentations with Panel Discussion)
Noon – 1:00pm: LUNCH
1:00pm – 5:00pm: OR 1 – Vaginoplasty (Live Surgery)
Mount Sinai / WPATH - Saturday, April 28, 2018
8:00am – 11:30am: OR 1 – Metoidioplasty (Live Surgery)
8:00am – 11:30am: Chest Surgery (Video Presentations with Panel Discussion)
8:00am – 11:30am: OR 2 – Chest Surgery (Live Surgery)
8:00am – 11:30am: Metoidioplasty (Video Presentations with Panel Discussion)
10:00am – 10:30am: BREAK
10:00am – 10:30am: Metoidioplasty (Video Presentations with Panel Discussion)
11:30am – Noon: Surgery Concluded: Complication Management and Implant (Live Surgery)
11:30am – Noon: Metoidoplasty and Phalloplasty Panelists(Video Presentations with Panel Discussion)
Noon – 12:05pm: Closing Remarks
This is something that the community really needs, I hope that doctors and healthcare providers take advantage of this training.

Just a little bragging… one of the presenters (Zil Goldstein, NP) used to be a CT TransAdvocacy Coalition intern and while she interned with us she complied a list of trans friendly healthcare providers. She is now…
Program Director, Center for Transgender Medicine and Surgery, The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY.

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