November 9, 2023: 13th Jack Green, M.D., Lecture in Psychiatry
Psychiatric Epidemiology and Mental Health Equity for Transgender and Gender Diverse Populations: Past, Present, and Future
This lecture will review terminology and components of gender-affirming care, describe the psychiatric epidemiology of mental health conditions in transgender and gender diverse individuals, review conceptual frameworks and research methods to identify mechanisms that produce and sustain mental health inequities for transgender and gender diverse people, and discuss clinical and public health strategies to promote mental health equity for this population.
This program is intended for: Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Fellows, Residents, Interns and Nurses
Upon completion of the activity, participants will be able to:
- Describe terminology and components of gender-affirming care for transgender and gender diverse patients.
- Discuss mental health inequities and social determinants of mental health for transgender and gender diverse individuals.
- Identify conceptual frameworks and research methods to identify mechanisms that produce and sustain mental health inequities for transgender and gender diverse people.
- Discuss clinical and public health intervention strategies to promote mental health equity for transgender and gender diverse populations.
Dr. Sari L. Reisner, ScD (he | him)
- Director of Transgender Research, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
- Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
- Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
- Director of Transgender and Gender Diverse Health Research, The Fenway Institute at Fenway Health
Dr. Sari L. Reisner, is a health inequities researcher specialized in transgender and gender diverse health with a focus on HIV prevention and mental health. He is the Director of Transgender and Gender Diverse Health Research at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and The Fenway Institute at Fenway Health, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Dr. Reisner is an investigator on multiple funded transgender health studies, has contributed to more than 300 peer-reviewed publications, and was profiled in The Lancet as a transgender health leader. He is a Board Member of the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WAPTH) and a co-author of the WPATH Standards of Care Version 8.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of McLean Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. McLean Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
McLean Hospital designates this Enduring activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 1.00 Nursing Contact Hours
Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 13, sections 13, 14, 14A, 15 and 15D and Chapter 112, sections 74 through 81C authorize the Board of Registration in Nursing to regulate nursing practice and education.
This program meets the requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing (244 CMR 5.00) for 1.00 contact hours of nursing continuing education credit. Advance practice nurses, please note: Educational activities which meet the requirements of the ACCME (such as this activity) count towards 50% of the nursing requirement for ANCC accreditation.
- 1.00 Participation
This course allows other providers to claim a Participation Certificate upon successful completion of this course.
Participation Certificates will specify the title, location, type of activity, date of activity, and number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ associated with the activity. Providers should check with their regulatory agencies to determine ways in which AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ may or may not fulfill continuing education requirements. Providers should also consider saving copies of brochures, agenda, and other supporting documents.
- 1.00 Psychologists CE Credit
The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
This offering meets the criteria for 1.00 Continuing Education (CE) credits per presentation for psychologists.
In support of improving patient care, MGH Institute of Health Professions is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
MGH Institute of Health Professions designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.
1.00 Nursing Contact Hours
MGH Institute of Health Professions designates this activity for 1.00 contact hours for nurses.
1.00 Social Workers
As a Jointly Accredited Organization, MGH Institute of Health Professions is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. MGH Institute of Health Professions maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 1.00 clock hours for continuing education credits.
1.00 IPCE Credit
This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 1.00 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.