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Jack Turban III, MD, Psychiatry, Palo Alto, CA, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford

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Psychiatry Palo Alto, CA

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Gay, Lesbian, Transgender Focused

Child Psychiatry Fellow - Stanford University School of Medicine

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Summary

  • Jack Turban MD MHS is a researcher, opinion journalist, and fellow in child and adolescent psychiatry at Stanford University School of Medicine, where he researches the mental health of transgender youth.

    Dr. Turban is regularly consulted by the media to comment on issues regarding LGBTQ mental health. He and his work have been quoted over 100 times for outlets including NPR’s All Things Considered, ABC’s 20/20 with Diane Sawyer, The New York Times, NBC News, Rolling Stone, The Washington Post, Vox, Reuters, GQ, Vogue, and Vanity Fair, among others.

    His original research and opinion pieces have appeared in The New England Journal of Medicine, The New York Times, Vox, Scientific American, STAT, Psychology Today, JAMA Pediatrics, JAMA Psychiatry, The American Journal of Public Health, and The Journal of The American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, among others.

Skills & Expertise

  • Gay, lesbian and transgender-focused psychiatry

Education & Training

  • Yale School of Medicine
    Yale School of MedicineClass of 2017
  • Harvard UniversityBA, Neuroscience, Magna Cum Laude, 2011

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2020 - 2022
  • MA State Medical License
    MA State Medical License 2017 - 2021

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Travel Grant: VUMC Amsterdam (Child & Adolescent Gender Dysphoria) Yale OIMSE, 2017
  • Travel Grant: Universidad de Buenos Aires (Child & Adolescent Psychiatry) Yale OIMSE, 2017
  • Life Members Mentorship Grant American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2016
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Research Review: Gender Identity in Youth: Treatment Paradigms and Controversies  
    Diane Ehrensaft, Jack L Turban, Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry
  • Book Forum: Becoming Nicole  
    Turban JL, Martin A, J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry, 1/2017

Press Mentions

  • We’re Psychiatry Residents. We Will Take Good Care of You if You Get Covid-19
    We’re Psychiatry Residents. We Will Take Good Care of You if You Get Covid-19May 13th, 2020
  • Sexuality of Coronavirus Victims Must Be Counted in Official Health Data, Lawmakers Say
    Sexuality of Coronavirus Victims Must Be Counted in Official Health Data, Lawmakers SayMay 2nd, 2020
  • Gender-Affirming IDs Linked to Lower Suicidal Thoughts, Study Finds
    Gender-Affirming IDs Linked to Lower Suicidal Thoughts, Study FindsApril 3rd, 2020
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Grant Support

  • Pilot Research GrantAmerican Academy of Child & Adolescent PsychiatryPresent

Committees

  • Committee Member, Dean's Advisory Committee on LGBTQ Affairs (Yale School of Medicine) 2016 - Present
  • Full Member, Yale School of Medicine Admissions Committee 2015 - 2017
  • Interviewer, Harvard College Admissions 2011 - 2017
  • Media Committee, American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Council on Communications, American Psychiatric Association

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Spanish

Hospital Affiliations