Diane Bruessow, PA-C (she/her) was born and raised on Long Island. Working in the medical field for 29 years, she has been passionately dedicated to non-binary and transgender-affirming healthcare since 2001. Diane divides her time between practicing and teaching medicine, and volunteering with PFY by supporting programmatic efforts toward greater access to healthcare for the LGBTQ+ community. She is an Assistant Professor Adjunct at the Yale School of Medicine where she teaches the next generation of medical professionals about sexual and gender-minority health. Diane sees transgender and nonbinary patients across the lifespan at Health Transitions, LLC. Beyond medicine, her interests include the preforming arts, philanthropy, and a full night's sleep.