Sociology Colloquium, 3/29/2022
Uncertain Expertise in Trans Medicine
Dr. Stef Shuster, Michigan State University
Medical professionals are expected to be experts in their fields. But what happens when they lack the typical benchmarks – experience and evidence – to support such claims to expertise? In their recently published book, Trans Medicine: The Emergence and Practice of Treating Gender (NYU Press) shuster examines these lasting puzzles and uses the case of trans medicine to consider the strategies providers use to maintain medical authority and expert status in modern medicine when the claims to such are fraught with uncertainty.
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