Springfield College Hosts Presentation on Effective Health Care Practices for Transgender, Non-binary, and Gender-nonconforming Patients

Springfield College hosted a presentation focused on Effective Health Care Practices for Transgender, Non-binary, and Gender-nonconforming Patients, presented by Christopher Wolf-Gould, MD, on Wednesday, April 24, in the Cleveland E. and Phyllis B. Dodge Room (C-F), Flynn Campus Union.

Springfield College hosted a presentation focused on Effective Health Care Practices for Transgender, Non-binary, and Gender-nonconforming Patients, presented by Christopher Wolf-Gould, MD, on Wednesday, April 24, in the Cleveland E. and Phyllis B. Dodge Room (C-F), Flynn Campus Union.

 

Springfield College hosted a presentation focused on Effective Health Care Practices for Transgender, Non-binary, and Gender-nonconforming Patients, presented by Christopher Wolf-Gould, MD, on Wednesday, April 24, in the Cleveland E. and Phyllis B. Dodge Room (C-F), Flynn Campus Union. 

In his lecture, Wolf-Gould, explored the barriers that transgender, non-binary, and gender-nonconforming individuals often face in health care systems, and improvements that need to be made to help reduce such barriers. He covered topics such as medical training, public policy, and insurance coverage.

Wolf-Gould, a family physician in Oneonta, N.Y., is a regional expert clinician in transgender health care and an ally of the LGBTQ movement. He is a member of the World Professional Association for Transgender Health and has worked with PFLAG and other human rights organizations.

Springfield College sponsors for this event include: All-College Gender & Sexuality Alliance; Student Gender & Sexuality Alliance; Office of Inclusion and Community Engagement; Office of Spiritual Life; School of Health Sciences and Rehabilitation Studies; Departments of Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Rehabilitation and Disability Studies; Health Center; and Counseling Center.

For more information, please contact Laurel Davis-Delano at ldavis@springfield.edu. If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to participate in this event, please contact Lisa Holm at lholm@springfield.edu or (413) 748-3050. Springfield College is a smoke- and tobacco-free environment.

Springfield College is an independent, nonprofit, coeducational institution founded in 1885. Nearly 5,000 students, including 2,500 full-time undergraduate students, study at its main campus in Springfield, Mass., and at its regional campuses across the country. Springfield College inspires students through the guiding principles of its Humanics philosophy – educating in spirit, mind, and body for leadership in service to others.