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LGBT Resources at Johns Hopkins Medicine


Johns Hopkins Medicine values and embraces the diversity of its community — neighbors, patients, families, faculty, staff, students and trainees. We are committed to ensuring that patient care, service delivery and the healing environment are designed in a way that respects the individuality of all employees, patients and visitors.

We are guided by a drive to provide world-class care to every patient and exceptional biomedical education to each student and recognize that this starts with creating a welcoming environment. Johns Hopkins Medicine provides constantly evolving set of resources for patients, families, employees and students to educate and inform, improve care, foster collaboration and support each individual’s health care needs.

We welcome your feedback and invite you to contact Johns Hopkins Medicine’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion at

From the Health Library

Learn about the health risks and care needs unique to LGBT individuals:

Resource Videos

Johns Hopkins LGBT Baltimore Pride 2016

More than 300 people represented Johns Hopkins Medicine and Johns Hopkins University at the 41st annual Baltimore Pride Parade on July 23, 2016. Led by a “scrubs rainbow” and accompanied by a Lifeline ambulance and a Blue Jay shuttle, the Johns Hopkins crowd’s enthusiasm earned it the Best Walking Group award in the parade.

More Than Medicine | Paula Neira

Paula Neira, nurse educator, lawyer and former naval officer, knows how to get things done. She is a passionate advocate in the mission to help care providers better meet the health care needs of today’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender patients.

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