Children's Minnesota in the News, Health Professional News
The cover of Lavender Magazine’s 2023 Health and Wellness issue features a familiar face – Dr. Angela Kade Goepferd, medical director of the Children’s Minnesota Gender Health program. The article showcased Dr. Goepferd’s lifelong dedication to being an advocate for LGBTQ+ youth and families, and how that devotion led to them being named the 2022 honoree of the Ellen Perrin Award for Excellence in LGBTQ+ Health and Wellness from the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on LGBT Health and Wellness.
The article highlighted Dr. Goepferd’s extensive contributions towards launching the Children’s Minnesota Gender Health program, the largest exclusively pediatric program of its kind in the region. They also shared an in-depth look with the magazine about their:
- Career in pediatric health care, and the challenges they’ve overcome throughout their journey.
- Vision to create a safe clinical space for LGBTQ+ children and adults.
- Mission and drive to use their voice in the media to advocate for the LGBTQ+ community.
Lavender Magazine is a Minnesota-based publication for the LGBTQ community. You can read Dr. Goepferd’s cover story for free on Lavender’s website.