Trans Health ECHO

About Trans Health ECHO

Applications are now open to join the program's second cohort launching on Thursday, April 4, 2024.

The Trans Health ECHO to improve access to and provide quality, culturally competent care for trans and gender-diverse adult patients. This ECHO provides specialized training to providers eager to develop gender-affirming best practices for their patients. 

Sessions meet on the first and third Thursday of the month from 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. ET via Zoom.

Apply to join the Trans Health ECHO

Each session features a didactic presentation and a de-identified patient case. The curriculum includes topics on gender-affirming care while incorporating substance use disorder prevention, screening, and treatment for trans and gender-diverse patients. 

For any questions, please feel free to reach out to our Program Management Specialist, Caroline Kryder-Reid: 

Cohort Two Didactic Topics

Didactic topics are subject to change.

DateDidactic Topic
4/4/2024Anatomy of an ECHO - What will this Trans Health ECHO look like?
4/18/2024Grief and Trauma in the Gender Diverse Community
5/2/2024Eating Disorders
5/16/2024Pharmacy Challenges
6/6/2024Med Management Beyond Estradiol and Testosterone
6/20/2024What No One Tells You About Surgery
7/4/2024Cancelled for Labor Day
7/18/2024Racism, Ableism, SUD Stigma, and Fatphobia in the Trans Care Arena
8/1/2024Testosterone 201
8/15/2024Estradiol + Androgen Blocker 201


DateDidactic Topic
8/24/2023Gender-Affirming Hormone Therapy Part I
8/31/2023Providing Holistic Care and Social Determinants of Health Support
9/7/2023Sexual Health in the Trans Community
9/14/2023Resources, Testing Access for Neurodiverse Patients
9/21/2023Gender-Affirming Hormone Therapy Part II
9/28/2023How to Approach Talking about Mental Health
10/5/2023Trauma in the Trans Community
10/12/2023Nonbinary Identities
10/19/2023Substance Use Disorder and Trans Health
10/26/2023Gender-Affirming Hormone Therapy Part III
11/2/2023Severe Mental Health in the Trans Community
11/9/2023Non-Hormonal Resources

Participant Expectations

  • Cameras/webcams are required to be on during the entirety of the Zoom session.
  • AI (artificial intelligence) note-taking programs of any kind are prohibited. 
  • Certificates and CME credits are available for those who attend at least 70% of Trans Health ECHO sessions.