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Awards

OHSU: A Leader in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Healthcare Equality

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OHSU was recognized in 2011 and 2012 as a Leader in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Healthcare Equality by the Human Rights Campaign. The Healthcare Equality Index confirms that OHSU policies and practices meet and/or exceed the criteria for inclusion in the survey.



  • OHSU’s patient’s rights policy is inclusive of sexual orientation and gender identity/expression.
  • OHSU’s visitation policy grants same-sex couples (partners/spouses/significant others) the same access as different-sex couples and next-of-kin.
  • OHSU’s visitation policy grants same-sex parents the same access as different-sex parents for visitation of their minor children.
  • OHSU provides cultural competency training that addresses healthcare issues related to the LGBT community.
  • OHSU’s employment non-discrimination policy is inclusive of sexual orientation and gender identity/expression.

Healthcare Equality Index 2012

OHSU Press Release

OHSU: Serving and Engaging LGBT Patients, Employees and Students