Stephen M. Rosenthal, MD, Professor of Pediatrics at UCSF, has served as Program Director for Pediatric Endocrinology and Director of the Pediatric Endocrine Clinics, and currently serves as founder and Medical Director of the UCSF Child and Adolescent Gender Center. Dr. Rosenthal earned a bachelor's degree at Yale University and a medical degree at Columbia University, where he also completed a residency in pediatrics. He completed a fellowship in pediatric endocrinology at UCSF. Dr. Rosenthal was appointed as the official representative of the Pediatric Endocrine Society to the Endocrine Society’s Clinical Practice Guidelines Revision Task Force for the Care of Transgender Individuals and is a co-author of the recently published guidelines (September 2017). He has authored multiple manuscripts on transgender youth, including a recent "State-of-the-art" invited review in Pediatrics and an invited review in the "Approach to the Patient" series for the JCEM. He has had significant experience conducting multi-center trials and is currently Principal Investigator (PI) (multiple PI format) for NIH/NICHD "The Impact of Early Medical Treatment in Transgender Youth" (1R01HD082554-01A1).
Dr. Rosenthal has served on multiple committees of the Endocrine Society and the Pediatric Endocrine Society and has just completed his term as President of the Pediatric Endocrine Society. He continues to serve on the Pediatric Endocrine Society Board of Directors as Immediate Past President and as Chair of the Honors and Awards Committee.