Dr. Wayne Baici is a staff psychiatrist at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and an Assistant Professor in the General and Health Systems Psychiatry Division at the University of Toronto. He works in acute care programs including the Emergency Department, the Crisis program and the Bridging program, and does outreach through Telepsychiatry with the Ontario Telemedicine Network. He has experience working in transgender health through his work in the Adult Gender Identity Clinic. He has leadership positions in Undergraduate Medical Education and is a member of the University of Toronto MD Program Curriculum Committee, and as the Electives Coordinator in Psychiatry.
Family Physician at Sherbourne Health Centre, LGBTQ Team, and Lecturer at the University of Toronto
Carrie Lawford is a Social Worker in the Adult Gender Clinic at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) in Toronto. She has a Bachelor of Social Work from the University of Manitoba and a Master of Social Work from the University of Toronto. She holds Adjunct Lecturer status in the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work at the University of Toronto. She currently provides assessment and trans-affirming psychotherapeutic treatment for clients working towards readiness for transition-related surgeries. She is a proponent of increased competency in primary care as a means of increasing health equity within gender expansive and transgender communities.
Christina Yager has been working as a Social Worker in the Adult Gender Identity Clinic at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) for the past four years. She has a Master of Social Work from the University of Toronto, and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Certificate in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Studies from Queen’s University. Prior to joining the Gender Identity Clinic, Christina worked in Rainbow Services at CAMH in the LGBTQ-specific concurrent disorders program. For the last 11 years, Christina’s research and clinical practice has been with LGBTQ communities, who she feels honoured to have the opportunity to work with.
Cathy has been a paediatric nurse for over 30 years, working at The Hospital for Sick Children for the past 28 years in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, Division of Neonatology, Acute Care Transport Team and Emergency Department.
In 2007 Cathy obtained her Master of Nursing degree at University of Toronto and has been working as a Nurse Practitioner in the Division of Adolescent Medicine since that time. Her clinical focus is with youth with chronic illness, substance misuse, sexual health, gender identity and minor mood disorders.
Cathy is the Team Lead for the SITY program (Sick Kids Interprofessional Team for Youth) and is a founding member of the Transgender Youth Clinic since it started in October 2013. She is actively involved in partnerships within the transgender care community and often provides education to schools, parents and other community agencies around adolescent brain development, mental health, substance use and non-binary gender identities .
For the past 10 years she has been on faculty at the Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto as a Lecturer in the Undergraduate and Nurse Practitioner programs.
Terri Rodak is a librarian at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. She performs research, reference, and collection development duties, and is the embedded librarian for ECHO Ontario First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Wellness and ECHO Ontario Trans and Gender Diverse Healthcare.