TGNB Allied Provider Resources

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!

Seattle Children’s Gender Clinic Electronic Consultation (E-consult)

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


Identity documents (needed for name and sex marker updates on Federal and State issued identification)


ACOG – Health Care for Transgender and Gender Diverse Individuals

Clinical Education Initiative – Building Blocks For Trans and Gender Dive Care (videos)

Endocrine Society Gender Dysphoria Practice Guidelines

Fenway Institute’s Transgender Health ECHO Project

Informed Consent Access to Trans Health (ICATH) Model

National LGBT Health Education Center – Optimizing Transgender Health: A Core Course for Healthcare Providers

National LGBT Health Education Center – Transgender Health

Physicians for Reproductive Health LGBTQ Essentials Training Materials

Widener University Affirmative Mental Health Therapy for Transgender Communities Advanced Training Certificate (Seattle cohort)

World Professional Association of Trans Health (WPATH): Standards of Care for the Health of Transsexual, Transgender and Gender Nonconforming

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

University of Michigan Adolescent Health Initiative – Spark Trainings Quick reference for clinical care for trans youth

Supporting Transgender Autistic Youth and Adults (a book for providers)

ACOG – Health Care and Support for Transgender and Gender Diverse Adolescents

American Academy of Pediatrics: Supporting and Caring for Transgender Children

Cardea: Clinical Care for Gender Nonconforming and Transgender Adolescents

Caring for Transgender Youth: A Q&A With Dr. Juanita Hodax

Gender Affirming Medical Care for Youth (Ages 11 to 17)

Menstrual Suppression

Trans & Gender Affirming Care ECHO Program (Pediatric Track) – Indian Country ECHO (NW Portland Area IHB)