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Transgender Health Care Update 2013
May 1, 2013
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Presenter: Barry Zevin, MD
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Dr. Barry Zevin presents an update on health care for transgender and other gender-variant patients, including evidence-based treatment, protocols for caring for transgender patients in San Francisco, and expansion of health insurance coverage for "medically necessary" treatments for transgender patients.

Presenter: Barry Zevin, MD

Dr. Zevin works as a primary care physician with homeless people and other vulnerable and underserved individuals. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and is board certified as an Addiction Medicine specialist by the American Board of Addiction Medicine. Dr. Zevin's interests include comprehensive health care for substance users, HIV medicine, hepatitis C, transgender health, health care for the homeless, and addiction medicine.

Dr. Zevin is a physician specialist at Tom Waddell Health Center in San Francisco and was formerly director and medical director of that organization. He is Clinical Lead on the San Francisco Department of Public Health Transgender Health Project. Dr. Zevin is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCSF School of Medicine.