For Medical Professionals
Please view the algorithm for information about the processes for patients referred to the Gender Program. Additional information about ongoing management of gender dysphoria can be obtained in the standardized letters sent in response to referrals from either the primary care provider or mental health provider (this link includes WPATH criteria for a letter of support).
If you would like to be listed in the primary care provider list, please complete this form. If you would like to be listed in the mental health provider list, please complete the WPATH qualifications list.
Guidelines on Management of Gender Dysphoria
- Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline: Endocrine Treatment of Transsexual Persons
- WPATH Standards of Care
Kids’ Center for Bone Health
Children with suspected bone health problems may be referred to the center for evaluation by Connecticut Children’s pediatric endocrinologists. Our multidisciplinary team oversees patient care and will communicate directly with referring pediatricians offering a summary of our tests and recommendations. All pediatric patients receive counseling for appropriate calcium and vitamin D intake, and referrals to Connecticut Children’s nutrition specialists are based on a child’s needs.
To refer a child for a medical evaluation, please call 860.545.9370.
To refer a child for bone density testing (DXA), please call 860.545.9120.
Fellows in the University of Connecticut School of Medicine’s nine ACGME-accredited pediatric fellowship programs receive their training primarily at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in Hartford, Connecticut. Learn more about Endocrinology fellowship program »