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LGBTQ Health Services

RWJBarnabas 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.

Diverse Young People in discussionClara 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 Saint 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. This is the fifth consecutive year for JCMC and the fourth consecutive year for both RWJUH hospitals chosen among a select group of health care facilities nationwide to receive this designation.

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:




Patient Stories

  • “We’re thrilled. I’m grateful my father was treated at a hospital that offers the most progressive treatment possible.”

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  • "We saw them cleaning as soon as we got in. Immediately, they sat us down to check my blood pressure, they gave me the medicine that we needed and we got right out with no problem."

    Quentin
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  • “I learned in 2016 that I would eventually need a lung transplant,” says Dawn Burke, 60, of Keyport. She had idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), a disease that scars the lungs.

    Dawn
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