Ethical and Psychosocial Issues Surrounding Gender Affirming Surgery

Topics Include

  • Medical, Emotional and Psychosocial Implications
  • Employment Insecurity
  • Autism and Gender Issues
  • “Successful Transitioning”

Anne Koch, DMD – 
Transgender Endodontist and Advocate

Doreen F. Sperber-Weiss, PhD, APN
Clinical and Consulting Psychologist/Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurse
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset Family Practice

Learning Outcome: After completion of this program, the participant will be able to discuss the psychosocial implications of gender-affirming surgery.

Target Audience: Interprofessional Healthcare Team

While this program is free, online registration is required by June 21.

Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission On Accreditation. Provider # 151-12/17-20

Contact hours will be provided.

Requirements for successful completion:

    • Sign attendance sheet
    • Stay for the full program
    • Complete and submit evaluation form

Accredited status does not imply endorsement by SBMC Department of Nursing Education & Research, NJSNA, or ANCC Commission on Accreditation of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this program. There is no commercial or non-commercial support provided for this program.

All speakers and planners have no conflicts of interest to disclose. Speakers are required to present balanced and unbiased presentations.

Questions? Contact Leslie Wright-Brown via 973-803-9053(Cell) or

Saint Barnabas Medical Center

94 Old Short Hills Road

Livingston, NJ 07039

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