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2017 National Transgender Health Summit

Co-sponsored by the UCSF Center of Excellence for Transgender Health

UCSF's Center of Excellence for Transgender Health invites you to attend the 2017 National Transgender Health Summit (NTHS), the premiere national conference in transgender health. This landmark program will present cutting-edge research, evidence-based educational sessions, training opportunities across many disciplines. CEUs, CMEs, and UCSF course credit will be offered.

Summit Track Descriptions

  • Research Track:

    The research track is a forum for disseminating data-driven research and evaluation from diverse health-related disciplines.

  • Clinical Track:

    Sessions in the clinical track will focus on a specific topic or related set of topics in all clinical areas, including: primary care, hormone therapy, surgery, mental health, voice and language, gynecology, pediatrics and adolescent medicine.

  • Policy Track:

    The policy track is a collaborative effort between the Center of Excellence for Transgender Health and the Transgender Law Center. This curated track will address transgender health policy issues, such as incarceration, immigration and insurance coverage.

  • Trans and Gender Diverse Community Track:

    This track will provide a forum for trans and gender diverse people in health professions to strengthen their skillset and networks for leadership, community mobilization and professional development.

Pre-Summit Sessions

This year, for the first time, NTHS will offer Pre-Summit Sessions. They will be held on Friday, November 10, 2017 and will include concentrated learning opportunities for attendees. These sessions will cover several topics in the following areas:

  • Clinical: This structured, evidence-based clinical training curriculum will include tracks for medical providers, mental health providers, surgeons, and obstetrician-gynecologists.
  • HIV Prevention Intensive: This track will engage participants in innovative high impact HIV prevention strategies with transgender populations.
  • Community Mobilization: This track will provide an opportunity for transgender and cisgender women of color to build and strengthen coalitions focused on anti-violence, trans civil rights and health equity for all women of color.