Jersey City Medical Center is dedicated to meeting the healthcare needs
of our Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ)
community. We offer a variety of health and educational services which
promote LGBTQ health equity and access to care. To that end, Jersey City
Medical Center has created several policies and programs addressing issues
facing the LGBTQ community.
Jersey City Medical Center has been acknowledged as an LGBTQ Health Equality
Leader by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation since 2014 for our organization’s
continued effort in caring for LGBTQ patients and recognizing the contributions
of our LGBTQ employees.
We are committed to ensuring that LGBTQ patients can access quality healthcare
in an accepting and supportive environment.
||Jersey City Medical Center has been a proud Leader of the Healthcare Equality
Index since 2014.
To meet the criteria for leadership, JCMC meets the following Core Four
JCMC Pride Promise Committee
The Pride Promise Committee membership is comprised of employees from various
departments and units within the hospital. The Pride Promise Committee
conducts meetings on a quarterly basis, or as deemed necessary by the
Chairpersons of the committee.
The mission of the Jersey City Medical Center Pride Promise Committee is
to serve as the advocating body for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender
and Queer/Questioning employee community as well as for the patrons of
JCMC within Hudson County.
- Decrease LGBTQ related healthcare disparities by creating an inclusive
and culturally competent hospital environment and workforce.
- Encourage staff and community engagement in activities, projects and programs
that promote LGBTQ inclusivity.
- Educate the organization on current LGBTQ health related trends and best
practices that support the LGBTQ community in accessing quality healthcare.
- Educate the LGBTQ community on the values, purpose, and benefits of Jersey
City Medical Center as an LGBTQ centered medical home.
JCMC in the News
For more information or questions please contact:
Dawn Muscolino, MA, LPC
Coordinator, ICMS & LGBTQ Patient Advocate
Jersey City Medical Center