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To increase patient access to care, Whitman-Walker Health has changed its appointment scheduling system. When you contact Whitman-Walker, you will now be able to schedule your visit within the next 10 business days. All appointments on and after August 21, 2017, have been cancelled. We will contact you 14 days in advance to reschedule your appointment under the new system.

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Transgender Care

Whitman Walker Health DC (25)Our goal is to meet each patient’s overall health care needs through comprehensive primary care in a comfortable, safe and respectful environment. We recognize the unique barriers that transgender and gender expansive individuals face in seeking health services and seek to provide affirming care to all patients. We are pleased to offer comprehensive medical and behavioral health services and other supportive services that we see as critical resources for all of our patients. Whitman-Walker Health providers engage patients in a process that emphasizes partnership, education and self-determination. We view treatment as a cooperative effort between patient and provider and strive to establish relationships with our patients in which we are partners in this process. To best serve our patients, Whitman-Walker Health provides the following specific types of medical and behavioral health care and support services:

Health Care Services

Primary Care

Behavioral Health Services

Support Services

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Whitman Walker Health DC (25)Our goal is to meet each patient’s overall health care needs through comprehensive primary care in a comfortable, safe and respectful environment. We recognize the unique barriers that transgender and gender expansive individuals face in seeking health services and seek to provide affirming care to all patients. We are pleased to offer comprehensive medical and behavioral health services and other supportive services that we see as critical resources for all of our patients.

Whitman-Walker Health providers engage patients in a process that emphasizes partnership, education and self-determination. We view treatment as a cooperative effort between patient and provider and strive to establish relationships with our patients in which we are partners in this process.

To best serve our patients, Whitman-Walker Health provides the following specific types of medical and behavioral health care and support services:

Health Care Services

Primary Care

Behavioral Health Services

Support Services

Whitman-Walker understands the importance of identifying and addressing every client according to their preferred name and gender identity and will make every effort to do so with your help.  In order to determine your individual preferences and to ensure that Whitman-Walker possesses the information it needs to provide you with the best possible care, new transgender-identified and gender expansive clients will complete our registration materials to become a new patient, including telling us your legal name and your preferred name and gender.  In addition, we have a Transgender Health Care Advocate to help answer any questions.  Please do not provide any identifying information or disclose any confidential health information via e-mail.  Information submitted via unencrypted e-mail is not secure and the confidentiality of the information cannot be guaranteed.  You can also obtain additional information by calling our Transgender Health Care Advocate at 202.939.7698.

 

Links to Other Transgender Resources

Center for Excellence for Transgender Health

Gender.org (gender education and advocacy)

Hudson’s FTM Resource Guide

Human Rights Campaign Transgender Info Page

International Foundation for Gender Education

Laura’s Playground

National Center for Transgender Equality

PFLAG

TransGender Care

Transgender Law and Policy Institute

Trans Health

The Transitional Male

The World Professional Association for Transgender Health, Inc. (W-PATH)

Meet the Transgender Care Team

Thomas Coughlin

Thomas Coughlin

Director of Gender Affirming Services

Thomas Coughlin serves as Director of Gender Affirming Services, supporting the oversight of internal and external programming related to the provision of services for members of our trans* communities. He... Read More