Ethics Talk: Whose Faces Does Facial Feminization Surgery Consider “Feminine”?


Dr Eric Plemons joins Ethics Talk to discuss facial feminization surgery and how clinicians can best support patient decisions about gender-affirming care.

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Eric Plemons, PhD, MA is a medical anthropologist and associate professor of anthropology at the University of Arizona, where he is also the director of the Medical Anthropology Concentration and Certificate Programs and the co-chair of the University of Arizona Transgender Studies Research Cluster.

Recorded February 2, 2023.


Background image by Jaylen Lanier.

Conflict of Interest Disclosure
Interviewee(s) had no conflicts of interest to disclose.

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