To deliver compassionate, inclusive and equitable care to support our diverse LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning) community.
To create an equitable, affirming and supportive environment for our LGBTQ patients, their families and our staff by providing resources and compassionate health care delivered with dignity, kindness and respect.
UCLA Health has formed an Equitable Care Committee (ECC) to support its LGBTQ Health Initiative. The ECC strives to improve issues pertaining to LGBTQ patients and their families, including but not limited to issues involving patient access to health care, family visitation, workforce cultural competency on LGBTQ issues, community engagement and quality of health care.
The ECC is comprised of executive leadership, physician champions and workgroups to support the mission and vision of the LGBTQ Health Initiative.
The following workgroups are meeting regularly to implement policies and practices to help support these efforts throughout the health system: