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The University of Washington Medicine recognizes the importance of addressing the unique healthcare needs of 2SLGBTQ+ individuals within the WWAMI region. To better serve this diverse community and promote health equity, we are establishing a dedicated Center for 2SLGBTQ+ Health within our hospital system.

Provide Inclusive and Affirming Healthcare

Delivering patient-centered, culturally competent, and affirming healthcare services tailored to 2SLGBTQ+ individuals across all stages of life, aiming to reduce health disparities throughout the WWAMI region.

Conduct Innovative Research

Leading pioneering research endeavors to understand and address the health inequities experienced by the 2SLGBTQ+ community, developing evidence-based interventions to improve health outcomes and prevent harm.

Promote Education and Training

Fostering a diverse healthcare workforce proficient in 2SLGBTQ+ health issues through comprehensive education, training, and accessible resources.

Advocate for Policy and Social Change

Advocating for policies and practices that advance 2SLGBTQ+ health equity, inclusion, and social justice locally and nationally, championing systemic change throughout UWM and the WWAMI region.

Foster Community Engagement

Actively engaging with 2SLGBTQ+ communities to establish collaborative partnerships, address community-identified health priorities, and ensure initiatives are responsive to the diverse spectrum within the community, creating a supportive environment free from discrimination and stigma.