Gender JOY Providers Honored as Baltimore Sun “Healthcare Heroes”

We’ve known that they’re heroes for a long time, but our own Dr. Elyse Pine and Deborah Dunn PA-C were recently honored as “Healthcare Heroes” by The Baltimore Sun.

Debb and Dr. Pine are the guiding lights of our Gender JOY program, Maryland’s first comprehensive care program for transgender and gender non-conforming youth and their families. Their work became even more critical when the COVID-19 pandemic caused many of their patients to experience isolation and fear.

“This is completely essential care. People’s lives depend on this,” said Dr. Pine. “So we had to find a way to continue doing it.”

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