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Pediatric Grand Rounds

Location: Zoom

Date: Friday, December 11, 2020

Time: 7:30–8:30 a.m.

Contact: Mary Matus

About the Event

Join us for the next installment of Pediatric Grand Rounds featuring Maria C. Monge, M.D., presenting “It’s More Than the Pronouns: Meeting the Needs of Gender Diverse Children and Adolescents.” Monge is an assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics.

Email Mary Matus to obtain the Zoom information.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this presentation, the audience participant should be able to:

  • Differentiate between gender identity and gender expression.
  • Explain reasons that affirming care is critical to the health and well-being of gender diverse children and adolescents.
  • Propose steps that could improve care for gender diverse children and adolescents in participants’ own clinical spaces.

Target Audience

  • Primary: Pediatricians, pediatric subspecialists, family medicine physicians, pediatric residents
  • Secondary: Nursing staff, hospital staff


This activity has been designed to promote some of the following desired physician attributes and competencies:

  • ACGME: Patient care; medical knowledge; practice-based learning and improvement; interpersonal and communications skills; professionalism; systems-based practice.
  • IOM: Provide patient-centered care; work in interdisciplinary teams; employ evidence-based practice; apply quality improvement; utilize informatics.
  • IECC: Interprofessional teamwork and team-based practice.

Monge does not have relevant financial relationships or financial conflicts of interest to disclose relating to the educational content of this presentation.

The Pediatric Grand Rounds planning committee members are Nalinda Charnsangavej, M.D.; Daniel Richards, M.D.; Alexandra Bicki, M.D.; Ryan Lowery, M.D.; Ila Sehgal, D.O.; and Mary Matus. The members of the planning committee do not have relevant financial relationships to disclose relating to the educational content of this series.

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.