Julie Christensen, M.D. is a General Adult Psychiatry Resident at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. She graduated with Honors in Anthropology from Oberlin College and went on to complete medical school at Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University. During her training, she participated in Thomas Jefferson University's medical design educational track and conducted research with the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Gender and Sexuality Development Clinic. Her current research interests lie in prevention of death by suicide amongst transgender and gender diverse youth. She next plans to pursue child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship training.