Beth Clark is a doctoral candidate and Vanier Scholar in the Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies Program at UBC. They are supervised by Dr. Elizabeth Saewyc at SARAVYC, and have received a UBC Public Scholars Initiative Award to support their dissertation research in the area of ethics and trans youth hormone therapy initiation decision making. Beth has worked in the US and Canada in the fields of education, arts, and healthcare. They have presented on their clinical work and research across North America and recently presented at the World Professional Association for Transgender Health Symposium in Amsterdam. They have worked with both Trans Care BC (Provincial Health Services Authority) and the Transgender Health Information Program (Vancouver Coastal Health), and are currently a volunteer with the Catherine White Holman Wellness Centre in Vancouver. This range of experiences informs Beth’s research interest in health care ethics and in improving equitable access to care.