Gender Health Program

Treatment and support for youth and teens with gender dysphoria or who identify as transgender are available in Tacoma through Mary Bridge Children’s Gender Health Program.

Run through Mary Bridge Children's  Endocrinology, our program follows Clinical Practice Guidelines for Transgender Care approved by the Endocrine Society and WPATH (World Professional Association for Transgender Health).

The Mary Bridge Children's Gender Health Program uses a team approach in caring for our youth and families. Our team includes:

  • Board-certified physicians
  • Child life specialists
  • Complex care team
  • Endocrinology nurses and medical assistants
  • Pediatric psychologists
  • Licensed clinical social workers
  • Registered dietitians