It was a great joy to co-host the Community Clinician Roundtable – Care of Transgender Patients with the National Center for Transgender Equality (@TransEquality) at the Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health (@KPTotalHealth) yesterday. View Community Clinician Roundtable – Care of Transgender Patients 50260 on Flickr.com The care of people who are transgender requires a » » » » on to the full article
Save the Date: : 2nd Annual LGBTI Health Symposium, Southern California Permanente Medical Group As I do from time to time, I’m requesting help for a discussion I’m honored to lead/participate in at the 2nd annual LGBTI (Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Intersex) Health Symposium, hosted by the Southern California Permanente Medical Group (and is open » » » » on to the full article
See Center for Total Health Team Looking Forward to Service | Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health Similar Posts: Photo Friday: Total Health includes Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Britain’s National Health Service Visits D.C. For Some Pointers – Kaiser Health News Presentation: Meaningful mobile technology use … to achieve Total Health Center for Total Health » » » » on to the full article
Great post by colleague Dana Beyer, MD (@DanaBeyerMD), and not just because I am quoted
I’m in agreement with her. In practice, I say it is the physician’s role to bring the patient story into every conversation. Our other role is to create an environment where the patient can be heard, and then let them speak for themselves.
On an occasional basis, people ask me how they can be exposed to innovative ideas/thoughts/people. It’s in places where this is happening, often because most people don’t want to be there. That and the world belongs to optimists, pessimists are bystanders :).
I loved seeing Mashable (@Mashable) use a photograph that I took in yesterday’s post “9 Changes to Expect at Midnight on Jan. 1“. My photographs are always creative commons licensed because I think the human spirit is pretty great, and I want to share it with others :). The previous times Mashable has used my photographs » » » » on to the full article
I’ve done more than 10,000 surgeries and they had little emotional impact on me because I was shut down. There’s no emotional attachment. I know I did it; I earned a good living; I remember things people wrote and cakes people made for me, but there’s no attachment. It’s only after I transitioned that everything » » » » on to the full article
Kaiser Permanente has again been named a Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality in the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2014 Corporate Equality Index report. The report provides an in-depth analysis and rating of large U.S. employers and their policies and practices pertinent to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender employees. Again this year, Kaiser Permanente » » » » on to the full article