University of Vermont

CHWB


Transgender Health

Student Health serves all students, including those who identify as gender-variant, transgender and/or transsexual. We recognize that transgender students are sometimes hesitant to access health care, so we work hard to create and maintain a space where students can ask questions, get answers, and get compassionate health care in a supportive environment.

We collaborate with the trans student to offer full spectrum care: to address acute, chronic and preventative health care needs, as well as services related to students who wish to transition. The primary care providers at SHS can initiate or continue prescription hormones, provide appropriate follow-up, and refer to specialists knowledgeable in gender transition as needed/preferred. We, along with our CAPS colleagues, believe it is important to provide ongoing support and primary care services with respect and knowledge of the medical and emotional issues unique to transitioning.

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Last modified May 05 2014 06:00 PM