Sexual Health Across the Gender Spectrum

Asa Radix, MD, MPH, FACP
Director of Research and Education
Callen-Lorde Community Health Center, New York, NY

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About the Presenter: Top of page

Asa Radix is the Director of Research and Education at The Callen Lorde Community Health Center in New York. Asa trained in internal medicine, infectious diseases and public health at the University of Connecticut Health Center. Asa has provided care to transgender clients for over 20 years and is the associate editor of the journal of transgender health and editorial board member of the international Journal of Transgenderism. Other contributions include being a consultant for the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) on transgender health issues and co-chair of the PAHO/WHO HIV & STI technical advisory committee. Dr. Radix is the site-PI/co-investigator for 3 NIH/NIMH studies at Callen-Lorde, including a demonstration project on PrEP.

Learning Objectives: Top of page

At the completion of this educational session, learners will:
  • Understand the unique sexual health needs for patients across the gender spectrum.
  • Improve the sexual health history taking skills and risk assessments for transgender and gender non-conforming individuals.
  • Appreciate advances in gender-confirming surgery and implications for healthcare, including STI screening.
  • Describe innovative health-promotion strategies to improve STI prevention and care of transgender and gender non-conforming individuals.

CME Information: Top of page

This CME activity was approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ on April 12, 2016 and will terminate April 11, 2019.

The target audience is all physicians, NPs and PAs involved or interested in HIV education.

This online video and post-activity evaluation are one hour in length.
  • After you complete the video portion of this educational activity there will be a post-activity evaluation and quiz.
  • You must achieve at least 70% correct to receive your CME certificate.
  • If successful, you will be provided instructions to print your CME certificate at the completion of this activity.
  • Accreditation Statement: Top of page

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) and the Physicians’ Research Network (PRN). MSSNY is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The Medical Society of the State of New York designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with extent of their participation in the activity.

    Disclosure Statement: Top of page

    Policies and standards of MSSNY require that speakers and planners for CME activities disclose any relevant financial relationships they may have with commercial interests whose products, devices or services may be discussed in the content of a CME activity.
  • Dr. James Braun (Planner/Course Director) had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
  • Dr. Asa Radix (Presenter) had no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Dr. Radix submitted his slides in advance for adequate peer review, and will support his presentation and clinical recommendations with the best available evidence from the medical literature.
  • Financial Support: Top of page

    This PRN CME activity is funded in part by unrestricted educational grants from: Bristol-Myers Squibb, Gilead Sciences, Merck & Co, and ViiV Healthcare.

    How to Obtain CME Credit: Top of page

    To obtain CME credit for this and other PRN programs, please visit the PRN Video Channel at the Clinical Education Initiative (CEI) web site. PRN and the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) jointly sponsor PRN enduring materials for CME, and provide them at no cost to the AIDS Institute of the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) for broadcast through the CEI. We thank the NYSDOH for making our CME programs available to a wider audience, and hope you will also browse the many other educational opportunities offered by the CEI.

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