Additional Resources for Health Care Providers

Transforming Health
Download or order clinician and patient materials from CDC's Let's Stop HIV Together campaign

Many national and local organizations provide a variety of virtual resources for providers who work with transgender patients to help them prevent and live with HIV. Here you can find sources of information from such organizations, including CDC, to help address issues you may face in in your work with transgender patients.

Health Care Provider Trainings
Clinical Care Protocols for Transgender People
Providing HIV Care
  • AIDS Education and Training Center Programexternal icon provides locally based, tailored education, clinical consultation and technical assistance to healthcare professionals and healthcare organizations to integrate high quality, comprehensive care for those living with or affected by HIV.
  • American Academy of HIV Medicineexternal icon supports HIV practitioners with resources and educational opportunities such as continuing medical education, credentialing, practice management information, and more, for providing optimal care for those living with HIV.
  • HealthHIV Primary Care Training Programexternal icon helps primary care clinicians develop new skills and professional competencies in order to optimize the quality of care they provide to patients at-risk or living with HIV. It is a free, online, self-paced curriculum, and participants earn a certificate of proficiency in HIV primary care integration.
Insurance and Billing Information
Posters, Brochures and Other Materials, for Improving the Physical Environment
  • Lets Stop HIV Together focus on raising awareness among all Americans, including health care providers, and reducing the risk of HIV infection among gay and bisexual men and other communities at increased risk. Resources for health care providers include promoting routine HIV testing during patient visits, helping patients living with HIV reduce risky behavior, and others.
  • National LGBT Health Education Center Publicationsexternal icon include resources for health care providers and other professionals working with LGBT patients. Resources include a guide to LGBT health issues facing patients and practitioners, LGBT health readiness assessment in health centers, policies and procedures to create inclusive environments, and more.
Additional Resources
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health provides information, fact sheets, and briefs on HIV among transgender people and communities, resources for transgender people, health care providers and public health professionals, and more.
  • Healthy People 2020 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Healthexternal icon details national snapshots of the health, safety, and well-being of LGBT individuals in the U.S., and the goals and objectives for this population by 2020.
  • Transgender Law Centerexternal icon provides a variety of resources and community-driven strategies to help transgender people end discrimination and ensure transgender people have access to equal rights and opportunities.
  • Human Rights Campaign Explore Transgenderexternal icon provides a range of resources on issues transgender and gender nonconforming people face, including HIV, and advocates for full inclusion and equality.
  • How Many Adults Identify as Transgender in the United States?pdf iconexternal icon utilizes data from the CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) to estimate the percentage and number of adults who identify as transgender nationally and in all 50 states.
  • Transgender Issuespdf iconexternal icon in HIV from HIV Specialist discusses the need for accurate and current information about transgender people living with HIV, including potential barriers and facilitators to engagement and retention, and strategies for optimizing HIV care and treatment for transgender patients.
  • Rad Remedyexternal icon connects transgender, gender non-conforming, intersex, and queer people to accurate, safe, respectful, and comprehensive care in order to improve individual and community health.