A Conversation About Gender Identity | Dr. Johanna Olson-Kennedy, USC Keck School of Medicine+ Children's Hospital L.A.


"Dr. Jo" aka Dr. Johanna Olson-Kennedy, medical director of the Center for Transyouth Health and Development at Children's Hospital in Los Angeles and associate professor of clinical pediatrics at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, gives us the low down on gender identity, the unique challenges facing transyouth, ways we can support a more gender inclusive community, and our #1 responsibility as a parent. xx Ellie Knaus

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Dr. Olson-Kennedy is the Medical Director of the Center for Transyouth Health and Development at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (@childrensla). She is a world renown expert in adolescent medicine specializing in the care of gender non-conforming children and transgender youth. She has been providing medical intervention for transgender youth and young adults including puberty suppression and cross sex hormones for the past decade.