How can my mold-breaking trans body fit into such narrow understandings of what professionalism can look like, and with that, what a doctor can look like?Read more
Author: Teddy G. Goetz
Teddy G. Goetz (he/him or they/them) is a fourth-year medical student at Columbia University and Co-Director of Research for the Medical Student Pride Alliance, national LGBTQ medical student organization. Previously, he studied biochemistry and gender studies at Yale, conducting research on a wide spectrum of biologically and socially determined aspects of gender-based health disparities, including earning his M.S. developing the first animal model of transgender hormone therapy. His interests include psychiatry, LGBTQ health, women’s health, narrative medicine, and physician advocacy. More about his scholarly and artistic work can be found at teddygoetz.com.