Trans Youth Health Care Workshop

A training workshop for physicians, paediatricians, nurse practitioners, endocrinologists, and other health care professionals and interested laypeople.

April 17, 2015, 8:45a.m. – 3:00 p.m. NDT
The Landing, University Centre (UC), 3018
Memorial University, St. John’s NL

Web-casting option available

Please follow this link for more information and to register:

A full day of training including modules focused on:
* Children’s Gender Diversity
* Empathy and Understanding
* The CHEO Model
* Initial Assessment, Family Work, Consent
* Puberty Blockers & Cross Hormones
* Social Transitioning, Advocacy, and Legislation

AND a chance to connect and meet others during lunch.


Margaret Lawson, MD, MSc, FRCP
Pediatric Endocrinologist, CHEO
Senior Scientist, Evidence to Practice Research Program, CHEO Research Institute
Professor of Pediatrics, University of Ottawa

Stephen Feder MDCM, MPH, CCFP
Head, Division of Adolescent Health
Medical Director of the Regional Eating Disorder Program for Children and Youth
CHEO (Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario)

Julie Temple Newhook, PhD
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University
& Honorary Board Member
Gender Creative Kids Canada

Program Agenda

This CPD program has been developed to consider the CanMEDS-Family Medicine competency framework, including the roles of: Family Medicine Expert, Communicator, Collaborator, Manager, Health Advocate, Scholar and Professional.