This week (March 27-31) marks the 15th annual National LGBT Health Awareness Week, and Mazzoni Center is  proud to be among the 97 partner organizations across the U.S. supporting this initiative.  Started in 2003 and held each year by the National Coalition for LGBT Health, this week serves to educate the LGBT community as well as policymakers about health disparities in the LGBT community. 
 
The theme for this year’s National LGBT Read more...
We are pleased to share the official dates of next year’s Philadelphia Trans Health Conference, which will take place Thursday, September 7 through Saturday, September 9, 2017 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.  
 
We give a great deal of thought to the timing and planning of the conference each year – and sometimes our plans are impacted by logistics outside our control, such as the availability of the Pennsylvania Convention Center and of sufficient hotel rooms in the area to Read more...
Mazzoni Center has joined with several other healthcare providers and LGBT organizations around the U.S. in calling on manufacturers of injectable estrogen to address the serious shortage that has been affecting trans women for the past several months.  This shortage is affecting the availability of Delestrogen and its generic counterpart estradiol valerate in 40 mg/mL dosages, which is the preferred regimen for many transgender women.
 
Spokespersons for the companies that produce these injectable forms of estrogren have said that there is a manufacturing Read more...
Trans Health Task Force 2016

Last month Dane Menkin, CRNP and Elaine Dutton, LCSW of Mazzoni Center’s Trans Clinical Care team co-facilitated a Trans Health Task Force as part of the annual Philadelphia Trans Health Conference.  This was the second year Mazzoni has convened a task force for the purpose of reviewing and discussing best practices, standards of care, and shortcomings in the current systems that medical, behavioral and legal service Read more...

2016 Philadelphia Trans Resource Guide Transgender health

Every year since 2007, staff from our Trans Care Program has published an updated version of the Philadelphia Trans Resource Guide in conjunction with our annual Philadelphia Trans Health Conference.  The idea is to help connect people who are trans identified, genderqueer or gender nonconforming, as well as their families and loved ones, with resources and services beyond what Mazzoni offers. 

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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...