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Mission of The Johns Hopkins Hospital

The mission of The Johns Hopkins Hospital is to improve the health of our community and the world by setting the standard of excellence in patient care. Specifically, we aim:

  • To be the world’s preeminent health care institution
  • To provide the highest quality care and service for all people in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of human illness
  • To operate cooperatively and interdependently with the faculty of The Johns Hopkins University to support education in the health professions and research development into the causes and treatment of human illness
  • To be the leading health care institution in the application of discovery
  • To attract and support physicians and other health care professionals of the highest character and greatest skill
  • To provide facilities and amenities that promote the highest quality care, afford solace and enhance the surrounding community
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Leaders in LGBT Healthcare Equality

The Johns Hopkins Hospital has been recognized as a leader in LGBT patient-centered care in the 2016 Healthcare Equality Index, an annual national survey that promotes equitable and inclusive care for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender patients and families.

Learn more about the HEI designation.

View a listing of resources available to LGBT patients, their families and allies at Johns Hopkins Medicine.

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