Mazzoni Center was thrilled to welcome PA Physician General Rachel Levine, MD, to our offices on Monday, August 1.  Dr. Levine, accompanied by Special Assistant Sarah Newman Boateng, met with members of our management team to discuss the recent changes in policy at the state level regarding insurance coverage for gender transition related healthcare, which will now be covered by PA Medicaid and CHIP plans. 
 
Dr. Levine and Mazzoni staffers discussed
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Study after study has documented that many LGBTQ people experience psychological distress because of minority stress – in other words, the stress of being denied equality, whether because they Read more...

The Supreme Court of the United States has issued its most significant ruling on abortion in nearly 25 years.  By a vote of 5 to 3 the justices declared that a 2013 Texas law requiring abortion providers to meet a numbers of strict standards created an undue burden for women seeking to terminate their pregnancies and was therefore unconstitutional.

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Philadelphia Trans Health Conference Mazzoni Center
The 15th annual Philadelphia Trans Health Conference is less than one month away!
 
Last summer we welcomed more than 4,000 attendees from all over the country and the world to the Pennsylvania Convention Center over the course of three days.
 
This year’s event takes place June 9-11 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, and we’ve got a diverse and dynamic lineup of approximately 230 workshops lined up for the general track of the conference - which is FREE to Read more...
Philadelphia Trans Health Conference Mazzoni Center
Mark your calendars for the 2016 Philadelphia Trans Health Conference, which will take place June 9-11, 2016 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.  Last year we welcomed more than 4,000 attendees for three days of learning, networking, and community-building, focused on the holistic health and wellness needs of trans individuals, their families and communities.  
 
Registration for the Professional Track of the conference - which includes Trans Clinical Care Management Read more...
March 8 is the official observation of International Women’s Day.  This occasion is intended to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women - and also to acknowledge that there is far more work to be done in order to accelerate and achieve gender parity, here in the U.S. and around the world.
 
As the IWD website notes: “International Women's Day is all about celebration, Read more...