June 1, 2021

Episode 11: Adolescent Gender Identity: Engaging Patients & Families in Meaningful Conversations

Vanderbilt’s Dr. Cassie Brady, pediatrician and LGBT health specialist, and Danielle McDonough, behavioral health LCSW, talk about ways to better engage patients and parents in meaningful conversations about adolescent gender identity. Dr. Brady discusses gender identity terms, importance of addressing mental health needs, when to refer to a Transgender clinic, and specifics around hormone therapy.

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Cassie Brady, MD

Cassie Brady, MD

Pediatrician and LGBT Health Specialist


Danielle McDonough, LCSW

Danielle McDonough, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Behavioral Health Expert

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