Thundermist's Trans Health Provider Talks: Pediatric Care for Trans Youth
Time & Location
About the Event
Our last talk is with Dr. Jason Rafferty, MD, MPH, EdM, who is a pediatrician and child psychiatrist with Thundermist Health Center, and the Gender & Sexuality Clinic at Hasbro Division of Adolescent Medicine. This talk is an opportunity to learn from Dr. Rafferty as he describes his work with trans, non-binary and questioning children and adolescents. Participants will also be able to ask questions.
To attend, please register above!
- This event is free and open to local trans, non-binary and gender-diverse community members, and their families and loved ones.
- You do not need to be a patient of Thundermist Health Center to attend.
- This event will occur on Zoom, but you do NOT need to turn on your webcam or microphone to participate.
- Have questions? Reach out to: VoltaT@ThundermistHealth.org
Dr. Jason Rafferty is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. He is an attending psychiatrist and pediatrician at Thundermist Health Centers in Rhode Island where is he is on the Transgender Health Access Team. He also practices in the Gender & Sexuality Clinic at Hasbro Children’s Hospital, and the Co-occuring Disorders Program at Emma Pendleton Bradley Hospital. He graduated from Harvard Medical School and obtained post-graduate training through the Triple Board Residency at Brown University. The Triple Board is a combined program in Pediatrics, General Psychiatry and Child/Adolescent Psychiatry. He has additional masters’ degrees from Harvard University in public health (MPH) concentrating on Maternal and Child Health, and education (EdM) focused on adolescent development and psychology. He is involved with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), frequently reviewing policy and publications related to LGBTQ health. In fact, he was recently the lead author of the AAP’s policy statement, “Ensuring Comprehensive Care and Support for Transgender and Gender-Diverse Children and Adolescents.”