Dr. Travis Reece-Nguyen, MD, MPH, FAAP

Medical Director | Gender Recognition and Affirmative Care through Education (GRACE) Team

National Chair | Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee, Society for Pediatric Anesthesia 
National Vice-Chair | LGBTQ+ Ad-Hoc Committee, American Society of Anesthesiologists
Director of LGBTQ+ Health | Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Health Equity, Stanford Dept of Anesthesiology 
Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Division of Pediatric Anesthesiology
Division of Global Health Equity
Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative, and Pain Medicine
Stanford University School of Medicine

As a cisgender gay man, Dr. Reece-Nguyen 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) Team at Stanford Children’s Hospital and as the LGBTQ+ Health Leader for Stanford Anesthesiology Office of Diversity, Inclusivity, and Health Equity (ODIHE), Dr. Reece-Nguyen’s work promotes perioperative gender-affirming care 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. As the newly-appointed National Vice-Chair of the American Society of Anesthesiologists' first-ever Ad Hoc LGBTQ+ Committee, he is also active in increasing LGBTQ+ diversity, networking, and mentorship within anesthesiology along with improving the capacity of all anesthesiologists to provide optimal care to the LGBTQ+ community.