Welcome to the allied provider page for clinical and educational resources and information. The UW Medicine Trans Health Allies group is lead by Dr. Corinne Heinen and consist of UWM providers interested in or currently providing gender affirming care. This online educational and consult space was designed to help disseminate legislative changes in gender affirming care coverage, communicate clinical best practices, and inform providers about gender affirming care services available at UWM. If you would like to join this group please contact us to be added.
The Trans Health Allies 365 group/ SharePoint site is for medical providers who wish to learn more about primary and/or specialty care for transgender and gender non-binary patients. Upon joining, check out the how to use this site welcome document for FAQs
For clinical guidance outside of UW Medicine:
Transline by Project Health
A medical e-consultation service that offers health care providers up-to-date clinical information and individualized case consultation across a broad range of clinical issues pertinent to caring for transgender clients and communities. TransLine is staffed by medical providers with specialized expertise in the care of transgender individuals from around the nation who can help you provide the best possible care to your transgender patients. Responses to your clinical questions are guaranteed within two business days!
The Seattle Children’s Gender Clinic (SCGC) has created a new way for community
providers to get advice and support directly from our SCGC team. If your consult question is
of a non-urgent nature (i.e. you are comfortable receiving a response from one of our SCGC
providers within 3 business days), we encourage you to submit your question directly to us
via our new e-consult order in EpicCare Link.
Surgery support letter templates and surgical readiness mental health Assessment letters
- Letter of surgical support written by primary care provider
- Letter from a licensed mental health provider affirming readiness for surgery
Identity documents (needed for name and sex marker updates on Federal and State issued identification)
- National Center for Transgender Equality – ID Documents Center (Find out when a provider letter is needed by state and agency)
- Letter template for Passports, State License or ID, Social Security (for minors)
Clinical Education Initiative – Building Blocks For Trans and Gender Dive Care (videos)
QueerCME – Watch and listen as Dr. Crystal Beal interviews experts in the field of gender affirming care.
Trans & Gender Affirming Care ECHO Program – Indian Country ECHO (NW Portland Area IHB)
Adolescent and youth specific
Supporting Transgender Autistic Youth and Adults (a book for providers)
American Academy of Pediatrics: Supporting and Caring for Transgender Children
Trans & Gender Affirming Care ECHO Program (Pediatric Track) – Indian Country ECHO (NW Portland Area IHB)