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‘Critically important work’: Adm. Rachel Levine on efforts to combat gender-based discrimination in health care

“Gender-affirming treatment is medical care. It is mental health care. It is literally lifesaving care," said @HHS_ASH.

STATUS List Spotlight: Blazing a Trail for Transgender Rights ft. Admiral Rachel L. Levine

In this STATUS List Spotlight event, STAT sits down with Adm. Rachel L. Levine, the first transgender federal official confirmed by the U.S. Senate.

Survey of “2022 STATUS List Spotlights Series – Blazing a Trail for Transgender Rights”

Thank you for your interest in STAT’s 2022 STATUS List Spotlights Series, featuring Admiral Rachel L. Levine. You can find a recording of the event on our website here. If you were able to participate, please tell us what you thought by taking the quick survey below. We want to be sure we’re delivering insightful presentations…

Survey of “2022 STATUS List Spotlights Series – Oni and Uché Blackstock”

Thank you for your interest in STAT’s 2022 STATUS List Spotlights Series, featuring Oni and Uché Blackstock. You can find a recording of the event on our website here. If you were able to participate, please tell us what you thought by taking the quick survey below. We want to be sure we’re delivering insightful presentations that…

STATUS Spotlight: A trailblazer for transgender rights

Hear from the first transgender federal official confirmed by the U.S. Senate, Admiral Rachel L. Levine, who is working to protect the rights of trans people during a time when some states are restricting access to gender-affirming care. Sign up to get more insight into her work and her aims for her new role.

STATUS List Spotlights Series

STATUS List Spotlights A Virtual Event Series There has never been a better time to recognize, and learn from, stand-out individuals in the life sciences. In our STATUS List Spotlights series, you’ll hear directly from members of our inaugural list. Join us to understand their stories, ask them questions about their work, and learn about…

Admiral Rachel L. Levine

Levine, a pediatrician, is the first transgender federal official confirmed by the U.S. Senate; in October, she was also named a four-star admiral in the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, becoming the first openly transgender person to hold that rank in any of the country’s uniformed services. She is using her newfound position and…

2021 STAT Summit

nov 16-18hybrid event#statsummit View Highlights About Charting a course for medicine's future Leading figures in science and medicine joined us at the 2021 STAT Summit. Corporate executives, top scientists, patient advocates, and government officials had spirited discussions with each other, and with STAT’s award-winning reporters. They answered your questions and dove deep into the hottest…

The 36 best books and podcasts on health and science to check out this summer

The STAT summer book list is back: Check out recommendations for great reads (and podcasts) from the likes of Anthony Fauci, @CDCDirector, @ChelseaClinton, STAT readers and staff, and more!

The lonely quest to create a commission to investigate Covid-19

Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) escalated his campaign for a 9/11 Commission-style panel to investigate the government response to Covid-19 with a rally at a New Jersey hospital Monday.

Biden administration will allow nearly all providers to prescribe buprenorphine

The Biden administration is moving forward with a Trump-era proposal to dramatically deregulate addiction medicine, allowing nearly all providers to prescribe the opioid-addiction drug buprenorphine.

Sen. Rand Paul misunderstands transgender medicine. Here’s the truth

How Sen. Rand Paul exposed his lack of understanding about — or perhaps prejudice against — transgender youth.

The Road Ahead: Charting the coronavirus pandemic over the next 12 months — and beyond

With health authorities saying it may not be until at least the end of 2021 before there’s a degree of post-Covid normalcy in our lives. we imagine the next 15 months and what life will be like.

Public health experts urge socially distant Fourth of July celebrations, as the coronavirus surges across the U.S.

“A typical Fourth of July celebration could further spread the virus, endanger lives, overwhelm our health system, and undo the progress made toward reopening sectors of our economy.”

We wish we’d written that: STAT staffers share their favorite stories of 2017

With the end of the year upon us, it’s time to go back and recognize the stellar journalism other publications produced in 2017.