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LGBTQIA Program

Medical Care for the New Jersey LGBT Community

At Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, we are dedicated to meeting the diverse healthcare needs of our community. The LGBTQIA program is part of our initiative to provide quality care to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) 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 LGBT population.

Nationally Recognized Diversity Programs

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

  • Upholding an explicit patient non-discrimination policy
  • Instituting an equal visitation policy for LGBT couples
  • Maintaining an employment non-discrimination policy
  • Staff training in LGBT Patient-Centered Care

Our staff regularly creates and attends community events that promote LGBT inclusion. We also aim to educate the community to counteract misleading information regarding common health concerns in the LGBT community. An LGBT Health Navigator is available to assist patients with questions and concerns.

For more about our LGBTQIA Programs, contact us at (888) 724-7123.

Full Suite of Services for the Transgender Community

Access to a comprehensive, compassionate, and individualized healthcare program is vital to the transgender community, and at RWJUH, we've established a highly specialized, full suite of services. As world-class healthcare leaders, we continually increase our knowledge concerning those we serve, through medical conferences and other learning resources. 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.