Diversity & Inclusion

RWJ University Hospital Somerset: A Best in Class Hospital for Diversity and InclusionHEI Logo 2019

Diversity, inclusion, and cultural competency at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset are imperative to our mission of being a leading, nationally distinguished academic medical center. In our quest to ensure health equity and close health disparities, they are core values that are woven into the fabric of everything we do. We're working to foster a culture of inclusion that enriches our workforce, physicians, patients, families, partners and communities. At RWJUHS, valuing diversity acknowledges that everyone deserves to be treated with dignity. Inclusion begins with acknowledging the behaviors linked to creating a culture of dignity, innovation, and cultural effectiveness.

RWJ University Hospital Somerset Diversity and Inclusion Goals:

  • To reduce and eliminate health disparities among our diverse patients and communities
  • To ensure equal access for our patients and employees
  • To deliver culturally competent care and services—while increasing patient safety and patient satisfaction
  • To increase and leverage a broader range of competencies
  • To foster a culture of dignity, innovation and cultural effectiveness

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RWJ University Hospital Somerset is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/Vet/Disability/LGBT

Patient Stories

  • "I was hiding for years and now I’ve shed my cocoon."

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  • I thought my meal plan had too much food initially. I didn’t want to hear that behaviors I felt were OK weren’t normal. But my team continued to support and teach me, even in my worst moments.

    Cassandra
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  • "I felt right at home the minute I walked through the door,” says Jesiah, recalling a sense of relief when he saw the rainbow flag hanging above the front desk. “The whole staff—from the receptionists to the nurses and doctors—were so welcoming."

    Jesiah
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