Clinical Mentorship Call

Trans Care BC’s clinical support initiative is a weekly, virtual lunch-hour meeting for providers who are supporting Two-Spirit, trans, and gender diverse people.

Trans Care BC's Clinical Mentorship Call is held every Thursday from 12:10 -1:00 p.m. (Pacific Time). If you would like to be involved, please email trans.edu@phsa.ca to be included on our distribution list. Meeting minutes will be made available to all members.

Participants are encouraged to bring questions, scenarios, and share from their experience. Mentors will share from their clinical experience, support group discussion, and answer questions.

Themes: The calls are organized around fve intersecting and rotating themes:

  • Medical care (i.e. primary care, gynecological care, surgery, hormones)
  • Child, youth, and family care
  • Psychosocial care
  • Readiness assessment
  • Special topics (i.e. ethics, legal, intersecting identities and experiences, peer and community supports, etc)

Get to know our upcoming mentors

Click on a session date and name below to learn more about our clinical mentors.

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Eva M. Moore, MD, MSPH, FAAP (she/her) is an Adolescent Medicine Pediatrician at BC Children’s Hospital, and Clinical Associate Professor and Program Director, Adolescent Medicine Subspecialty Residency and Clinical Fellowship Training Program in the Division of Adolescent Health and Medicine at University of British Columbia. At BCCH, she cares for adolescents with complex physical and mental health symptoms in an inpatient, outpatient and community capacity.  Dr. Moore has worked with young people with gender diversity for over 20 years. She welcomes young people with gender diversity and LGBTQ2SI identities in her professional practice and works with them and their families to support their identity as part of their healthy adolescent growth and development. 

Sharmeen Mazaheri is a family physician with her own practice since 2013 in Courtenay BC on Vancouver Island. As of 2015 she began providing consultations for youth and adults who identify as trans or gender non-conforming. She provides hormone readiness assessments, surgical planning visits and ongoing hormone management including puberty blockers for youth. She is also a consultant for the RACE line. Her mentors include Dr Knudson, Dr Townsend and Dr Metzger. 


Physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, social workers, registered clinical counsellors, and registered health care professionals are invited to join Dr. Sharmeen Mazaheri on February 20th Mentorship Call. This dial-in meeting will provide an opportunity for sharing of information and resources, clinical discussion and professional networking. 

Eva M. Moore, MD, MSPH, FAAP (she/her) is an Adolescent Medicine Pediatrician at BC Children’s Hospital, and Clinical Associate Professor and Program Director, Adolescent Medicine Subspecialty Residency and Clinical Fellowship Training Program in the Division of Adolescent Health and Medicine at University of British Columbia. 

At BCCH, she cares for adolescents with complex physical and mental health symptoms in an inpatient, outpatient and community capacity.  Dr. Moore has worked with young people with gender diversity for over 20 years.

She welcomes young people with gender diversity and LGBTQ2SI identities in her professional practice and works with them and their families to support their identity as part of their healthy adolescent growth and development. 



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Cathy has been a paediatric nurse for her entire career, working at The Hospital for Sick Children for over 30 years. Her background at Sick Kids was in acute care areas (PICU, NICU, Neonatal Transport Team and Emergency Dept) until she obtained her Master of Nursing degree at the University of Toronto in 2007. Since then, she has been working as a Nurse Practitioner in the Division of Adolescent Medicine. Her clinical focus is with youth with chronic illness, substance misuse, sexual health, gender identity and minor mood disorders. Cathy is a founding member of the Transgender Youth Clinic since it’s opening in October 2013. 


She is Team Lead for the clinic and is actively involved in partnerships within the transgender care community and often provides education to schools, parents, health care providers and community agencies on adolescent brain development, mental health, substance use and gender diverse identities. She is also a consultant with the Telepsychiatry program, providing assessment and treatment recommendations for gender diverse youth living in more remote regions of Ontario. 


Cathy was on faculty at the Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto as a Lecturer in the Undergraduate and Nurse Practitioner programs for 12 years where she helped develop and deliver curriculum related to paediatric and adolescent health.



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