Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine
The Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine at Children's Hospital Los Angeles provides a single resource for comprehensive and integrated medical, psychological and related services that address the special needs of today's young people.
Our expert, interdisciplinary staff focus on both treatment and prevention using a model of positive youth development to reach out to and engage teens with an entire system of care.
Transgender Community Questions & Answers With Johanna Olson, MD – CHLA’s Transyouth Program
Here at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, our Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine that is headed by Marvin Belzer, MD, has been supporting the health of transgender youth for nearly 20 years. Diane Sawyer’s recent interview of B. Jenner on “20/20,” included Johanna Olson, MD, medical director of the Center for Transyouth Health and Development at CHLA as a subject matter expert. Read More.
Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine Honored by Equality California.
Two Children's Hospital Los Angeles physicians in the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine and a project manager were honored Aug. 18 by Equality California at the Beverly Hilton.
Marvin Belzer, MD and Johanna Olson, MD, along with a third honoree Miguel Martinez, MSW, MPH, direct the hospital’s newly named Center for TransYouth Health and Gender Studies, a two-decade old program that provides services for gender non-confirming, transgender-identified youth and their families.
Photos from the event.
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MARVIN BELZER, MD
Dr. Belzer is known nationally for developing new program models that represent state-of-the-art health interventions for adolescents.
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