Healthcare Experiences of Gender Diverse Youth Across Clinical Settings

J Pediatr. 2022 Jan;240:251-255. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2021.08.089. Epub 2021 Sep 16.


We explored gender diverse youth's experiences seeking and receiving gender-affirming care in various health system locations. Results provide evidence for system-, clinic-, and provider-level improvements to promote the development of affirming environments and to improve health outcomes for gender diverse youth.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Child
  • Female
  • Gender Identity
  • Health Services Accessibility / standards*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Physician-Patient Relations*
  • Surveys and Questionnaires
  • Transgender Persons / psychology*
  • Transgender Persons / statistics & numerical data
  • Young Adult