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LGBTQ Health Services

Diverse Young People in discussionRWJBarnabas Health is committed to meeting the special health care needs of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ) community with respect and compassion. We provide an array of health, referral and educational services, promote LGBTQ health equity and access to care, and develop effective partnerships with LGBTQ organizations, agencies and allies. Clara Maass Medical Center, Community Medical Center, Jersey City Medical Center, Monmouth Medical Center, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital New Brunswick and Somerset and Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center were all recognized as “Leaders in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the country’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization.

Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation

We are very proud of our hospitals and as a system are committed to insuring that LGBTQ patients can access quality healthcare in a welcoming and supportive environment.

For more information regarding our LGBTQ services within the System, please see the links below:




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