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  1. Yams_

    Transgender Applicant

    Okay I have an AADSAS question as a transgender applicant. The questions asked on the application regarding sex/gender/gender identity are: 1) Biological Sex 2) Gender Identity Answering both questions truthfully, my biological sex is female and my gender identity is a man. But all of my...
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    Negative consequences of applying for deferment of matriculation for major trans-related surgery (vaginoplasty)?

    I recently was accepted into an MD school in the NYC area. I also have a DO acceptance which is going to expire soon. Being a disadvantaged transgender applicant was a big part of my personal statement and my application (but a tiny part of my interviews, other than being socioeconomically...
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    LGBTQ-focused Research, Community Volunteering, Student Clubs, and other opportunities in Medical Schools

    Hello folks, I am in the process of applying to medical schools. Opportunities focused on LGBTQ-health in medical schools are very important for me in making a decision. In the past, I have conducted public health research with sexual and gender minorities. I also volunteered in a clinical...
  4. Kevin.Mero

    Transgender Woman Says CVS Pharmacist Refused to Fill Hormone Prescription

    What would you do if you were the Pharmacist? Transgender Woman Says CVS Pharmacist Refused to Fill Hormone Prescription “It turns out Arizona is one of seven states that expressly allow pharmacists to deny filling a prescription on moral or religious grounds.” CVS said it fired the pharmacist...
  5. M-tab

    All Branch Topic (ABT) Anyone else considering changing gender?

    Purely hypothetical at this point, but if a physician were to suddenly declare trans status in the wake of our commander in chief's tweets, what do you suppose would happen? I understand there is no official policy in place yet, but if that were to happen... Potential avenues: 1. Investigation...
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    Shadowing + Med school while visibly trans

    Hi SDN, First of all THANK YOU so much for making this forum section happen! It's amazing to have a space where we can debate LGBTQ-specific issues here. I wanted to ask you if anyone here has had the experience of looking for shadowing opportunities while being visibly trans (i.e. "not...
  7. O

    Transgender Pre-Dental Concerns

    Hey Everyone, I'm a male to female third year undergrad student and hope to become a dental student and later on, a dentist. I am creating this thread because I can't find anything on how transgender dental students/dentists are treated and it has been causing me stress lately. I've worked very...
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    Transgender-inclusive DO schools?

    Hi all. I'm a trans man and a non-trad premed, interested in DO (and hoping to benefit from AACOMAS's grade replacement policy). That said, as an openly trans person I'm wondering if there are any DO schools specifically known to be trans-inclusive, or at least LGBT friendly! I have a decent...
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    Talking about transgender people in my secondary essays

    I'm planning on going to medical school to become a plastic surgeon. Some of the surgeries I want to perform are chest masculinization surgery, breast augmentation, facial feminization surgery, and facial masculinization surgery as I want to help transgender people feel more comfortable in their...
  10. R

    Transgender Health-Care Goals - NP or MD/DO Route?

    Hi all! Trying to figure out which path to walk to get to where I want to go. I guess I wanted secondary opinions on a public forum just to see if anyone has additional opinions/thoughts/resources. I appreciate ANY feedback - so let it rip! [GOALS] I’m a 22 year old trans-woman. My interest...
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