Kevin McDonald to present Psychiatry Grand Rounds on transgender health care March 4

Kevin McDonald, M.D., will present “Healthcare Provider Considerations for Transgender Individuals” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4, 2020, at UND’s Southeast Campus auditorium in Fargo, N.D. Dr. McDonald is a PGY-II resident in the Psychiatry Residency Training Program. Dr. Danial Sturgill, a clinical assistant professor of psychology and psychotherapy and psychologist with Sanford Health in Moorhead, Minn., will serve as Dr. McDonald’s discussant.

Upon completion of this program, the learner will be able to:

  • Define key terms for transgender patients such as gender terms, identity, and nonconformity,
  • Describe the psychosocial and other health care disparities and barriers to care for transgender people,
  • Demonstrate behaviors in the clinical setting that exhibit respect and promote a safe and inclusive environment,
  • Identify health care provider considerations and standards of care for transgender individuals.

This Grand Rounds presentation, sponsored by the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences and the School’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, is broadcast via videoconference to many sites throughout North Dakota and Minnesota and is also streamed via personal computers. If you want information on how to attend, please contact Teresa Klein at 701.293.4101 or teresa.klein@UND.edu.

The University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences designates this Live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.