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2022 Trans Pride Health and Wellness Conference

This virtual conference will be streamed via Zoom.  Full conference registration is available with CME and CEU credits for professionals in Medical, Behavioral, and Social Work fields. (They are looking into additional accreditation.) The final agenda and schedule are in progress. They will be offering 8 CME credits each on Thursday and Friday, and additional credits on Saturday (total still being determined). In addition to the accredited content, they will have significant community, legal/advocacy, parent-focused, and school/educator-focused content.


REGISTRATION: All Transgender, Nonbinary, and Gender Diverse community members and their immediate caregivers or parents can register for free and will have access to all content, including the professional sessions.


  • Avatara Smith-Carrington (they/them), BA, JD – Staff Attorney at Lambda Legal
  • Cecelia LaPointe (they/them), BA, MA, “Ojibway – Anishinaabe Two-Spirit Identity”
  • Ellie Zara Ley (she/her), MD, “Feminizing and Masculinizing Gender Affirming Surgeries”
  • Elle Lett (she/her), PhD, MA, MBiostat, “Moving from Transgender Visibility to Transgender Justice”
  • Naomi Green (she/her), MBA, “What’s a Rainbow Without The Color – The Importance of Allyship”


Understanding Gender Diversity, Transgender Theory in Clinical Practice, Autism, Trauma and Trans, Play Therapy, Eating Disorders, Assessment & Depathologization, Specialized Mental Health Care, Gender Dysphoria and Mood Disorders, Building Resiliency, Letter Writing, Gender Identity in Research, Informed Consent in Research, Intersex Patients, Prevention and Screening, Labs, Complicated Cases, Endocrinology, Affirming Hospice/Palliative Care, Access/Care in Rural Areas, Adolescent Medical Decision Making, Pelvic Floor Therapy, Inclusive Physical Therapy, Gynecologic Care, Affirming Voice Modification, Legal Advocacy, Insurance Advocacy, Community Perspectives, Empowerment Through the Art of Ballroom, Community Poetry, Community Art

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Please contact Doreen Barkowitz at barkowitzdh@upmc.edu.

Upcoming Dates

  • Saturday, October 8, 2022

Past Dates

  • Thursday, October 6, 2022
  • Friday, October 7, 2022