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Care + Cures: Advancing children's health in Silicon
Valley (a Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health podcast) unites families,
donors, doctors and more to advance transformative healthcare for children. Echoing the
innovative spirit of Lucile “Lu” Packard, our children’s
hospital’s visionary founder, Care + Cures delivers stories of patient triumphs
and challenges, medicine’s successes and failures, and the power of community
support—all coming together to change the world, one child at a
time.

Latest
Episode – Celebrating Pride with the Gender
Clinic

 

 

 

"I
want to tell the people that I want to tell. And I want it to be easy for me to do that.
And I want it also to be easy for me to be like, Hey, I don't want to tell that
person and that that be okay. And just like have it be a normal thing like anything else
you would tell somebody about yourself."

That's Eagan, a
former patient of the Stanford Gender Clinic who underwent hormone replacement therapy. He
explains the importance of identity and how and when to share that with peers. Our
identities are a huge part of who we are, and that includes our gender identity.
Transgender youth make up just 3% of the population but they're also at greatest
risk of suicide compared to their non transgender peers because of rejection, bullying and
other victimization.

In honor of Pride Month, join us as we celebrate the
Stanford Gender Clinic, a unique program that is rising to the new standard of promoting
equitable, inclusive care for LGBTQ+ people and their families. Tandy Aye, MD and
Eagan's family share their stories.

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About the Host

Sarah Davis is a podcast producer and learning
experience designer with interests in storytelling, healthcare, the science of learning,
and design thinking. She splits her time between the East Bay and Des Moines, Iowa, where
she enjoys finding new food adventures, biking the trail networks, and admiring sunsets
after hikes in the hills. You can reach her at connectedpodcaster.com.