gender-affirming procedures

Patients report reduced depression and anxiety and greater meaning and purpose after surgery

By Sandy Cohen • July 8, 2022

UCLA Health psychologist Jessica Bernacki has seen “incredibly positive changes” for patients who receive gender-affirming care

By Jocelyn Apodaca Schlossberg • June 30, 2022

A trans patient’s journey through the UCLA Gender Health Program

By Jocelyn Apodaca Schlossberg • June 29, 2022

“It gave me the confidence to know that I can be a competent doctor for others in my community.”

By Jocelyn Apodaca Schlossberg • March 23, 2022

‘You have to do what makes you whole and what makes you happy,’ says patient Alice Resnick

By uclahealth • June 30, 2021

Challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic separated many from quality, affirming care and life-changing procedures

By Jocelyn Apodaca Schlossberg • June 2, 2021

For transgender or gender-diverse patients, receiving routine or specialty medical care can be challenging. When transgender patients seek care, they may face obstacles such as: Misunderstanding by the medical community about transgender issues Refusal of care by a medical professional Questions about their gender that are unrelated to the medical [...]

By uclahealth • January 30, 2018