Health Care for the Homeless Transgender Community: Psychiatric Services and Transition Care at a Student-Run Clinic

Health Care for the Homeless Transgender Community: Psychiatric Services and Transition Care at a Student-Run Clinic

Transgender individuals disproportionately experience homelessness and health disparities, including lack of access to gender- affirming care. The student- run Lotus Wellness Center provides care to transgender individuals experiencing homelessness, including primary care, mental health stabilization, and transition via hormone therapy, while medical students learn of the unique health needs of this community.

JOURNAL: Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved
PUBLICATION DATE: 2018