LGBTQ+ Health: Excellent Care For All

Henry Ford Health is committed to providing safe, equitable care for all and supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer patients with their healthcare needs.

Find a doctor with an LGBTQ+ designation

While any of our physicians can treat LGBTQ+ patients, some doctors have been designated according to certain criteria. Doctors with the LGBTQ+ designation: 

  • Have completed additional training to understand the foundational elements of caring for LGBTQ+ patients
  • Know how to document SOGI information in the electronic medical record
  • Have cared for LGBTQ+ patients or were trained in a clinical setting with LGBTQ+ patients

Find a doctor with an LGBTQ+ designation

LGBTQ+ services

henry ford hospital pride

LGBTQ+ practices

  • Hospital visitation policies that grant equal visitation to LGBTQ+ patients and their families.
  • Availability of all gender restrooms in all of our care facilities.
  • Provider and employee training on LGBTQ+ patient-centered care and unconscious bias.
  • Equal benefits for married LGBTQ+ team members and their partner.
  • An Employee Resource Group (ERG) called PRIDE, which strengthens our health system’s workforce talent through recruitment of LGBTQ+ employees.

LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality Leader

Our commitment to supporting the LGBTQ+ community has earned us recognition as an “LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader” by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC).

The HRC designation was awarded based on the Healthcare Equality Index (HEI), the national LGBTQ+ benchmarking tool that evaluates healthcare facilities' policies and practices related to the equity and inclusion of LGBTQ+ patients, visitors and employees.

couple smiling at each other
Getting the Care You Deserve
Individuals who identify as LGBTQ tend to face disparities in healthcare, and finding an affirming primary care doctor is one step in making sure that your needs are being met.
Show Me

How To Support A Transgender Teen

Parenting a transgender teen can be difficult at first. Use these tips to support your teen in the midst of a gender transition.

View All Blogs

Trans-Voice Virtual Support Group

Voice is an important part of who we are. It’s the instrument through which we communicate and express ourselves — including how we...

View All Events
View All Blog Posts
Find the Right Doctor for You
View a list of physicians with an LGBTQ+ designation.
X

Cookie Consent

We use cookies to improve your web experience. By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use. Read our Internet Privacy Statement to learn what information we collect and how we use it.


Accept All Cookies