LBGTQIA Rainbow HandsHealth Care for New Jersey's LGBTQIA+ Community

At Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, we are dedicated to meeting the diverse health care needs of our community. The LGBTQIA+ Program is part of our initiative to provide quality care to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, Intersex, Asexual community. Our hospitals and medical centers are welcoming, inclusive environments, with physicians and staff dedicated in their commitment to equitably serve the needs of the LGBTQIA+ population.

Nationally Recognized Diversity Programs

LGBTQ Health Care Equality Index Leader We recognize the serious challenges facing LGBTQIA+ youth and adults, and stand in support of diversity and inclusion for all. Our program services includes policies intended to eliminate the disparities in care LGBTQIA+ patients often face when seeking medical care. We have been awarded the Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality recognition by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation five consecutive times. This requires us to meet certain criteria:

  • Upholding an explicit patient non-discrimination policy
  • Instituting an equal visitation policy for LGBTQIA+ couples
  • Maintaining an employment non-discrimination policy
  • Staff training in LGBTQIA+ patient-centered care
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Our staff regularly creates and attends community events that promote inclusion. We also aim to educate the community to counteract misleading information regarding common health concerns in the LGBTQIA+ community. Patient Health Navigators are available to assist patients with questions and concerns.

Full Suite of Services for the Transgender Community at the PROUD Gender Center of New Jersey

Access to a comprehensive, compassionate, and individualized health care program is vital to the transgender community, and at RWJUH, we've established a highly specialized, full suite of services through our PROUD Gender Center of New Jersey.

As world-class health care leaders, we continually increase our knowledge concerning those we serve, through medical conferences and other learning resources, such as support groups. That’s why you can place your confidence in our staff and services, and know that you will be treated with dignity and professionalism every step of the way.

To make an appointment, call 1-833-BH-PROUD or 1-833-247-7683 or fill out our form.

Patient Stories

  • “When I look at my body now, it feels like this is how I’ve always been, which is pretty incredible. It just feels natural.”

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