April 20, 2020 | 3 min read
Gender-Affirming Care During the Pandemic
By Carl G. Streed Jr., MD, MPH, Boston University School of Medicine, and the Center for Transgender Medicine & Surgery, Boston Medical Center, Liam Hein, PhD, RN, University of South Carolina, College of Nursing, Paula Neira, JD, MSN, RN, CEN, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and the Johns Hopkins Center for Transgender Health
Postponing procedures safeguards public health but can be distressing, particularly for transgender patients. Be proactive and transparent about access limitations during the pandemic.