UCSF Health proudly provides high-quality health services to LGBTQ+ patients and their families in a safe and welcoming environment. We have been a national leader in LGBTQ+ health for decades and are deeply committed to offering equitable, supportive, knowledgeable and sensitive care to LGBTQ+ people and their loved ones.
Awards & recognition
LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader
Among the top hospitals in the nation
"Our vision at UCSF Health is to be the best provider of health care services. While we have a strong history of supporting LGBTQ+ patients, we must continually challenge ourselves to understand how we can make our organization the safest and most welcoming place for LGBTQ+ patients and their families to receive care."
Our LGBTQ+ resources
Our nondiscrimination policies
Patient nondiscrimination policy
It is our policy not to engage in discrimination against or harassment of anyone seeking patient care with UCSF Health on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or other attributes.
Our patients may designate visitors of their choosing. UCSF Health facilities are not permitted to restrict, limit or deny visiting privileges on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or other attributes
Employment nondiscrimination policy
UCSF is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. It is our policy not to engage in discrimination against or harassment of anyone employed or seeking employment with UCSF on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or other attributes.
Q&A with Dr. Maddie Deutsch
The leader of one of the most respected transgender and nonbinary health programs in the country discusses the history of gender-affirming care, her own transition and the needs of her patients.
New health certificate at UCSF offers training in LGBTQ+ care
Open to all UCSF staff, faculty, students, fellows, and residents, the program helps address blindspots that turn patients away.