Meghan McGrath, MSW, LICSW
Assistant Professor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

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Meghan McGrath is the Behavioral Health (BH) Clinical Lead for Boston Medical Center’s GenderCare Center where they provide individual therapy, conduct surgical referral letter assessments, and serve as an advocate for and provide training about gender-affirming care across the healthcare system. Prior to joining BMC, Meghan served as an integrated behavioral health provider within primary care and family medicine settings at Fenway Health in Boston, MA. While there, they also oversaw the behavioral health department’s monthly continuing education program for the 85-person BH department and managed an annual advanced training program hosting candidates for behavioral health master degrees during their final year practicums. Additionally, Meghan previously served as a faculty member for the National TransECHO program providing clinical education and support to a cohort of more than 50 participants across 20 health centers within the contiguous United States, including Puerto Rico and Hawaii, all seeking to expand their ability to and capacity for providing gender-affirming care. As a faculty field liaison at Simmons University’s School for Social Work, Meghan worked to ensure the integrity of students’ field education placements, served as a resource to agency field instructors, and helped students achieve their educational goals within the field placement. They are also co-author of a chapter on gender identity emergence in adulthood within the first case-based, comprehensive textbook to address the unique health care needs of transgender and gender diverse adults. Meghan views training and education as a form of service to individuals, but also to the field at large and has sought opportunities to support learning communities throughout their career. Meghan earned their Master of Social Work at Smith College School for Social Work.

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  1. Meghan Mcgrath. POV: Gender-Affirming Care is Under Siege. BU Today. 2023. View Publication
  2. Walker, M, McGrath, M. Keuroghlian A.S., & Potter J, & Reisner S.L.(Eds.), Transgender and Gender Diverse Health Care: The Fenway Guide. Gender Identity Emergence and Affirmation in Adults. McGraw Hill. 2022; 39-50. View Publication

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2017 Fenway Health: Pickle (Above and Beyond) Award
2015 Fenway Health: Pickle (Above and Beyond) Award
2008-2009 City Year: Program Manager of the Year
2008 City Year: CSX Safety Ambassador
2007 City Year: Spirit of City Year
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