UTMB is recognized by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) as a Top Performer and is mentioned in the 2018 Healthcare Equality Index (HEI) Resource Guide. The Resource Guide highlights best practices for HEI criteria. UTMB achieved full credit in the following areas: Non-Discrimination and Staff Training, Patient Services and Support, and Patient and Community Engagement.
Top Performer in 2017
UTMB's mission, to improve health for the people of Texas and around world, includes our commitment to meeting the health care needs of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer, (LGBTQ) community, with respect, compassion and integrity. As part of the UTMB family, we will work together to provide the best health care and promote LGBTQ health equity with access to care.
As part of our commitment to the LGBTQ community, we believe it is important to provide information about healthcare issues, resources and initiatives that will benefit you and your family.
As a patient at UTMB, you have the right to receive care in a manner that is considerate and respectful of personal values and beliefs and in an environment that preserves your dignity without regard to race, religion, beliefs, cultural values, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran or financial status.