Stephen M. Rosenthal, MD, Professor of Pediatrics at University of California San Francisco (UCSF), received his undergraduate degree from Yale and his medical degree from Columbia, where he completed his residency in pediatrics. He subsequently completed his postdoctoral fellowship in pediatric endocrinology at UCSF and joined the UCSF faculty in 1983. Dr. Rosenthal has served as Program Director for Pediatric Endocrinology and Director of the Pediatric Endocrine Clinics, and currently serves as co-founder and Medical Director of the multidisciplinary UCSF Child and Adolescent Gender Center (CAGC). He is Principal Investigator (PI) (multiple PI format) for NIH/NICHD “The Impact of Early Medical Treatment in Transgender Youth” and co-Investigator on two additional NIH-funded studies focused on optimizing care of transgender/gender diverse youth. He has also co-directed a collaboration between the UCSF CAGC and the San Francisco Department of Public Health to develop community outreach services for gender diverse youth. Dr. Rosenthal has recently completed his terms as President of the Pediatric Endocrine Society and as Vice President and member of the Board of Directors of the Endocrine Society. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the World Professional Association for Transgender Health.
Dr. Rosenthal’s principal non-work passion is figure skating. He has participated in various adult national and international competitions, most recently in Paris, August, 2018.