Transitioning in Childhood


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Healthcare providers.


  • List the ways the pediatric population is able to transition medically and socially.
  • Recognize how parents of a transgender or gender non-conforming can assist their child with transitioning.           
  • Describe the barriers related to transitioning in childhood.


Katie Larson-Ode, MD is a faculty pediatric endocrinologist at the University of Iowa. She specializes in working with individuals who are gender non-conforming or transgender from birth to 18 years of age. She received her medical degree from the University of Wisconsin and was trained as a pediatrician at the prestigious Case Western University in Cleveland, Ohio. Additionally, she conducts research in various fields within endocrinology, including infant growth and Cystic Fibrosis related Diabetes Mellitus.

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