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Twitter: @reece_nguyenDr. Reece-Nguyen is a board-certified general and pediatric anesthesiologist and Clinical Assistant Professor at Stanford Children’s Hospital where he serves as a diversity, equity, and inclusion leader in his department, throughout Stanford Medicine, and at the national level as the acting Chair of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion committee of the Society for Pediatric Anesthesia. As a cisgender gay man, Travis understands the importance of LGBTQIA+ advocacy work and the ever-increasing need for improved LGBTQIA+ medical education, focusing specifically on the value of gender-affirming perioperative care. In his role as the Medical Director of the Gender Recognition and Affirmative Care through Education (GRACE) Program at Stanford Children’s Hospital, Travis’ work promotes perioperative education, quality improvement, and research efforts aimed at improving the healthcare experience for all transgender and gender-diverse adolescents. His clinical focus is ensuring all transgender and gender-diverse patients have an affirming and positive experience throughout their perioperative hospital stay. Dr. Reece-Nguyen passionately supports mentorship and sponsorship of medical trainees (especially LGBTQIA trainees) and was chosen as a National Advisory Board Member for Inside The Match, a social media group providing resources and support for medical students across the nation that are navigating the residency match process. He also serves on the Stanford Medical School's Diversity Advisory Panel for Admissions. Dr. Reece-Nguyen is also involved with diversity recruitment and mentorship starting in high school (through his partnership with Project Lead The Way) all the way through attending recruitment and support.Dr. Reece-Nguyen is a member of the World/US Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH/USPATH), American Society of Anesthesiologists, Society for Pediatric Anesthesia, GLMA: Health Professionals Advancing LGBTQ Equality, and serves as the LGBTQIA+ Liaison for Stanford Department of Anesthesiology.
National Project Lead the Way organization, and California House of Representatives
Under-Represented Minorities in Medicine
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in th medical field
Current Stanford residents and fellows
Global Pediatric Anesthesiology education
World Federation of Societies of Anesthesiologists (WFSA)
1) Reece-Nguyen T, Jimenez N. Language Diversity and Disparities in pediatric Perioperative Care: a Pediatric Anesthesiology Perspective. AAP News. 2022;43(3)2) Reece-Nguyen T, Lee H, Garcia-Marcinkiewicz A, Szolnoki J, Fernandez A, Mukkamala S, Lalwani K, Deutsch N, Jimenez N. Assessing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Within the Society for Pediatric Anesthesia: a Mixed Methods Approach. (Under review)3) Reece-Nguyen T, Vinson A, Afonso A. Burnout, Mental Health, and Workplace Discrimination in LGBTQIA Anesthesiologists. Anesthesiology Clinics. (In Press)4) Murray A, Reece-Nguyen T, Caruso T. Integrated diversity, equity, and inclusion curriculum into pediatric anesthesia fellowship training: Another step forward. Pediatric Anesthesia. 2021; 00:1-2. DOI: 10.1111/pan.143855) Vinson, A, Lopez-Betancourt R, Reece-Nguyen T, Staffa S, Afonso A. Burnout in US Attending Anesthesiologist Members of the LGBTQIA Community. Anesthesia and Analgesia. (Under Review)6) Strand N, Gomez D, Kacel E, Morrison E, St. Amand C, Vencill J, Pagan-Rosado R, Lorenzo A, Gonzalez C, Mariano E, Reece-Nguyen T, Narouze S, Mahdi L, Chadwick A, Kraus M, Bechtle A, Kling J. Care for Transgender and Gender-Diverse Patients: A Primer and Call to Action for Anesthesiologists and Pain Medicine Specialists. Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine. (Under Review)7) Prevalence of NPO violations resulting in surgical/procedural cancellations in underrepresented populations: Quality Improvement Co-Investigator; Stanford site Director. Ongoing national, multicenter data collection8) Cost, Benefit, Risk Analysis, and the Ethics of Pediatric Preoperative Pregnancy Testing Policies: Quality Improvement project analyzing rates of positive pregnancy testing, age distribution, surgical specialty, cost/benefit analysis, OR delays. Planning to use findings in new QI project, publish results.