Speciality of Practice
Family practice, informed consent hormone therapy
Thomas Jefferson University College of Nursing – DNP 2020, MSN 2014, BSN 2013; Bard College – BA Studio Arts, 2010
Growing plants, taking walks, spending time with family, reading the Sunday New York Times and doing the crossword in pencil
One enormous and wonderful cat
Emily is white and queer. Their clinical lenses include: shared decision-making, informed consent, trauma-informed care, evidence-based care, sex and body positive care, disability-aware care, abolition, harm reduction. Their professional memberships: WPATH, TPATH, Sigma Theta Tau, and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.
Emily DeMartino, DNP, APRN (they/them/theirs) is a family nurse practitioner who provides full-scope primary care to people across the lifespan. Emily’s nursing practice is collaborative, individualized, trauma informed, and evidence based. Emily works toward liberatory care, utilizing shared decision-making and an anti-oppression framework in understanding social, political, and economic determinants of health. They want to co-create a healthcare experience with patients that is affirming and centers patients’ goals.
Emily is thrilled to join Transhealth to center the well-being of trans and gender-diverse people. Emily’s clinical expertise is in hormone therapy for individuals across the gender spectrum, and serving patients as their primary care provider: providing chronic disease care, sick care, physicals and health promotion, and sexual wellness care including PrEP and PEP.
Emily brings robust experience in full-scope family practice from the University of Pennsylvania Health System, where they served as the primary care provider for hundreds of residents of West Philadelphia, ranging from newborns to elders. Working in UPenn’s Department of Family Medicine & Community Health, Emily co-directed the LGBTQ+ Program, precepted Family Medicine residents in LGBTQIA+ care, co-chaired the Wellness Committee, and coordinated the Reach Out and Read pediatric literacy program. Across the health system, Emily served on the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity electronic health record advisory committee, consulted for the Penn Program for LGBT Health, and served on Penn Presbyterian Medical Center’s PrEP Working Group. Emily has done local and national invited presentations, served as faculty at Thomas Jefferson University College of Nursing, Drexel College of Nursing & Health Professions, and the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to working at Penn, Emily worked at a K-8 School Based Health Center in West Philadelphia.