Aug 7, 2018
Maddie Deutsch, MD, MPH, has been selected as the primary care chapter lead for the upcoming 8th revision of the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) Standards of Care, a globally recognized document referenced by the WHO and health ministries when developing policies and practices in transgender clinical care. She will lead an international team of experts in transgender primary care in developing guidelines for primary care considerations for transgender populations including screening, primary prevention, and handling various complex transition-related medical needs in low-resource settings.
Maddie was also elected as a founding board member for the US Professional Association for Transgender Health (USPATH), which is a new formed US chapter of WPATH.
Jun 25, 2018
Members of the department held a brief silent vigil Monday, June 25th, to express our sense of community and solidarity with families who have been subjected to forced separation of children at the US border. Faculty and staff from across our department locations stood together to recongnize our shared priority of supporting families and protecting the health and well-being of all individuals within those families.
Oct 26, 2017
The recent wildfires in California affected two family medicine residencies in Santa Rosa, one a long-established program and the other just beginning interviews for its inaugural class in 2018. Residents at the Sutter Santa Rosa Family Medicine Residency program served heroically, evacuating hospital patients and caring for evacuees in shelters for many days. Family physicians continue to play a huge role in providing patient care to thousands of displaced residents, prompting reflection on the flexibility and indispensability of those trained in family medicine.
Learn more about the ongoing efforts here.