• By Ginger Plumbo

Mayo Clinic issues statement in support of equality for transgender patients

November 19, 2018

Gonda Building with Mayo Clinic flag in front of windowsAs Transgender Awareness Week wraps up, Mayo Clinic leaders John Noseworthy, M.D., President & CEO; Gianrico Farrugia, M.D., President & CEO Elect and Jeff Bolton, Chief Administrative Officer, issued the following statement today in support of equality for transgender patients and community members:

“Mayo Clinic values and respects our transgender and gender non-conforming patients, employees and community members.  As the nation celebrates Transgender Awareness Week, we recognize the importance of ensuring equal protection for all members of the LGBTQ community and standing up against discrimination. We remain committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for everyone at Mayo Clinic and to providing the best possible individualized care to our patients.”

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