Register for a Transmale Genital Surgery Course
This October, Dr. Loren Schechter, MD, FACS and Dr. Ervin Kocjancic, MD, are the course directors of a world-class Transmale Genital Surgery Course. It is taking place from Thursday, October 20th to Saturday, October 22nd. Learn more details on the course here.
This post graduate course features a day of lectures and a day of hands-on cadaver discussions. Certified by the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) and the Global Education Initiative (GEI), this course is intended to increase access and compassionate, expert care for transsexual, transgender, and gender nonconforming people.
You can register for the two-day course at the WPATH website.
What Does the Course Entail & Who Should Register?
This two-day didactic and hands-on transmale genital surgery course will provide a wealth of knowledge for all attendees. From a discussion of the options for transmale genital surgery like metoidioplasty and phalloplasty to a demonstration of surgical techniques to explanations of how to manage and treat complications, this course covers it all.
If you’re a plastic surgeon, urologist, gynecologist, or health professional who works in reconstructive genital surgery, this course is for you.
Sign Up Now—Limited Space For This Didactic & Hands-On Cadaver Course
You can choose to register for the full two-day course (October 20th-October 22nd), which includes a welcome reception, a day of lectures, a hands-on cadaver course, and a closing dinner. However, you can also register only for the didactic course on Friday, October 21st.
If you’re a WPATH member, you receive a member’s discount. See below for pricing:
Full two-day course member’s price: $2,495.
Full two-day course non-member’s price: $2,995.
Didactic course member’s price: $495.
Didactic course non-member’s price: $695.
Again, there is limited space available for this course led by leaders in the transmale genital surgery world. Register now at WPATH.org to reserve your spot now.
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