UCLA Health is proud to present an online pride celebration and drag revue featuring iconic drag performers Ongina, Moi Moi Moi, Sunset Blush and others, each of whom will lip sync a song promoting community, inclusion and diversity. The show, Out, Proud and Well: The UCLA PRIDE Drag Showcase, will be hosted by comedian and drag queen Tony Soto. The event was created by UCLA Health Pride Network co-founders internist and LGBTQ+ champion Emery Chang, MD, and Gender Health Program Manager Christopher Mann, MSW. For more information on how to join us for the Drag Showcase as well as other events >
Join us on Sunday, March 21 at 11am for the second virtual kidney fair, a conference focused on bringing you the very latest research and information about the management of kidney disease at UCLA Health. Dr. Amy Weimer will be speaking on “Pioneering Gender Health at UCLA.” Other topics include COVID-19 and its impact, home dialysis, donation, transplantation, patient stories and much more. This event is free, but registration is required. More information can be found on the event website.
The Transgender and Gender Expansive Virtual Monthly Meetup are facilitated meetings for the support and educational needs of transgender and gender expansive families. The next meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 18th from 7-9pm. The presenter is Amy K. Weimer, MD, Co-Director of the UCLA Gender Health Program. Dr. Weimer will give a 20 minute presentation followed by Q&A and discussion. RSVP is required: [email protected]. The RSVP deadline is 5 p.m. on the day of the meeting. All participants will receive a follow-up email with the link to the Zoom call and a password. View Flyer >
Trans Connections and the LGBTQ Center Long Beach present JBT Fest to be held on March 18th from 11:00am - 5:00pm at the LGBTYQ Center Long Beach, 2017 East 4th Street, Long Beach, CA 90814.
Come Celebrate transgender day of visibility with food, games and entertainment. For more informations: View Flyer >
Jessica Bernacki, PhD and Brandon Ito, MD, MPH, behavioral health providers in the UCLA Gender Health Program, will discuss recommendations for supporting gender-diverse youth from childhood into young adulthood. The seminar will be held on Tuesday, November 12, 2:30 – 4:00 pm in Conferernce Room 3 at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, 1250 16th Street. Please RSVP at connect.uclahealth.org/calendar or 800-516-5323.
The UCLA Gender Health Program presents an up-to-date, comprehensive and in-depth compendium of gender-affirming medical care. This course will feature sessions on gender-sensitive cultural awareness, behavioral health care, primary care, and medical and surgical gender-affirming interventions. All topics will be presented by members of the integrated, multidisciplinary UCLA Gender Health Program, to help providers from varied disciplines care for this population in a sensitive and effective manner. The program will be delivered in topic-specific sessions, each followed by a brief question and answer opportunity. Breaks for networking and informal discussion will be scheduled throughout the day.
This course is targeted toward anyone interested in in-depth exposure to medical care for this population, including physicians (in practice and in training) and allied health professionals in primary care, endocrinology, plastic surgery, urology, obstetrics/gynecology, as well as mental health professionals, social workers and nurses, and students of all above disciplines.
UCLA Gender Health Program’s Amy Weimer, MD, Nupur Agrawal, MD, MPH and Jessica Bernacki, PhD, presented “TRANScending Medical Myths: An Interactive Workshop by Healthcare Professionals for Parents and Professionals Caring for Transgender and Gender-Expansive Youth” at this year’s Models of Pride, a free conference for LGBTQ youth, allies, parents and professionals. Models of Pride was held on Saturday October 19, at Los Angeles City College (LACC). For more information >
Shira Grock, UCLA endocrinologist and UCLA Gender Health Program provider, will discuss transgender medicine with a focus on gender affirming hormone therapy. She will review the expected changes and possible side effects of masculinizing and feminizing hormone therapy. The seminar will be held on Tuesday, August 13, 6 – 7:30 pm in the auditorium at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica,1250 16th Street. Please RSVP at uclahealth.org/50PlusSeminar or call 800-516-5323. View Flyer >
Justine C. Lee, MD, PhD, FACS, UCLA craniofacial plastic and reconstructive surgeon and UCLA Gender Health Program provider, will discuss the comprehensive evaluation, treatment and outcomes of facial feminization surgery including approaches to the brow bone, hairline, nose, jawline and neck. The seminar will be held on Saturday, September 7, 10:30 am to Noon in Conference Room 3 at UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center, 1250 16th Street. Please RSVP at uclahealth.org/50PlusSeminar or call. 800-516-5323. View Flyer >
Please join UCLA Health as we celebrate Pride all summer!
June 6 / 11am - 1pm
UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center, outside of cafeteria
Come visit our tables to show your support, learn more about the UCLA Health LGBTQ Health Initiative and UCLA Gender Health Program, and about our participation in this year's LA Pride festival and parade in West Hollywood.
June 4 / 11am - 1pm
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, outside of cafeteria
June 8 & 9 / Noon – 7pm
Santa Monica Boulevard in West Hollywood
Come visit UCLA Health's booth to learn more about the services available for our LGBTQ patients.
June 9 / 11am – 2pm
Santa Monica Boulevard in West Hollywood
Cheer for UCLA Health in the 2019 LA Pride Parade!
June 15 & 16 / Noon - 8pm
Los Angeles LGBT Center; The Village at Ed Gould Plaza
Trans Pride L.A. is one of the largest and oldest trans celebrations in the U.S. Come visit the UCLA Gender Health and UCLA CARE Center's booths to learn more about the latest HIV information and research.
Caring For and Supporting You
The UCLA Gender Health Program is proud to have supported our partner, the Los Angeles Lakers, in celebrating Pride Night. We support U!
Mark Litwin, MD (left), co-director of the UCLA Gender Health Program, and Laura Baybridge (right), executive chief administrative officer for the UCLA Departments of Urology and OBGYN.
KNBC-TV reported that the UCLA Gender Health Program celebrated National Coming Out Day on October 11 at an event hosted at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. Christopher Mann, care coordinator of the UCLA Gender Health Program, was featured.