PROUD Center at Community Medical Center

LGBTQIA Health Services at Community Medical Center

Health Care Equality Index LGBTQ+ Health Care Equality Leader 2022Community Medical Center offers specialized primary care services for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, intersex and asexual (LGBTQIA) community at the PROUD Center at IM Faculty Practice. We are committed to providing a safe and supportive environment where you can get the medical care you need at all stages of your life. PROUD stands for Promoting Respect, Outreach, Understanding and Dignity. Our goal is to provide health services to the LGBTQIA community in an evidence-based, culturally-competent manner. We currently provide care for people age 18 and older.

The PROUD Center is located on the hospital’s campus, in Riverwood Plaza-Building 1, and offering patients access to our comprehensive health care services such as laboratory, radiology, cardiology, emergency, oncology, and rehabilitative services, and an on-site Walgreen’s pharmacy.

General LGBTQIA+ Friendly Services

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  • Annual wellness exams
  • STI screening
  • HIV/HEP C screening
  • Immunizations
  • Preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP)/postexposure prophylaxis (PEP) education
  • Community outreach & education
  • Advocacy Resources & Education
  • PFLAG Meetings and Support Groups
  • Referral to transgender-friendly services at RWJBH Facilities

Our Health Care Team

Our health care team recognizes the unique medical needs of the LGBTQIA community and is dedicated to offering high-quality, culturally competent care. In addition to our team of expert physicians, nurses, and administrative staff, we have a knowledgeable patient navigator available who can help you access appropriate resources and care.

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For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 732-557-2833.