HRT prescription maintenance and beginning HRT prescriptions are available for students by appointment at University Health Services. To schedule an appointment, use the online Northwestern Medicine portal or call (847) 491-8100 and schedule an appointment with Dr. Abbott. Please ask NM SHS for more information about HRT types and costs based on your insurance plan.
Identity-Affirming Surgical Options
If you are considering surgery for your transition, you can meet with NM Student Health Services to get connected to the NM Gender Pathways Program. Students can make appointments at Northwestern Medicine Student Health Services. To schedule an appointment, use the online Northwestern Medicine portal or call (847) 491-8100 and schedule an appointment with Dr. Abbott. If you are considering any sort of surgery, be sure to inform the Student Assistance Support Services to explore setting up medical leave or emergency medical leave prior to any surgery.
Name change legal support is provided regularly through the Transformative Justice Law Project of Illinois. If you are looking for name change resources, gender change resources, or legal support consider visiting TJLP's website!
Other Trans Affirming Resources
- Self-selected list of providers
- Find useful guides and resources to inform your healthcare decisions under the "Gender Affirming Medical Care" and "Surgeries and Surgical Care" guides in english and Spanish.
- Curated list of provides by state and specialty.