Gender and Sexual Development Program

The Gender and Sexual Development Program is an integrated and coordinated collaboration of the:

Gender Affirming Care

We serve children and youth (up to age 26) with questions around gender and sexual identity development and transgender care.

The program:

  • Provides thorough clinical assessments.
  • Promotes shared decision making around treatment options following the informed consent model.
  • Provides a welcoming and affirming environment.
  • Connects our patients and families to community supports.
  • Advocates for safe, inclusive policies in school systems, health care settings and the workplace.

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  • Gender and Sexual Development Program at the Department of Endocrinology

    UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
    4401 Penn Avenue
    Floor 3
    Pittsburgh, PA 15224
  • Center for Adolescent and Young Adult Health (CAYAH)

    UPMC University Center
    120 Lytton Avenue
    Mezzanine Floor, Suite M060
    Pittsburgh, PA 15213