Employee Assistance Program
Provides free confidential consultation, short term counseling, resources and referrals for any personal, family or work/life concerns, to employees or staff and their household members. The EAP staff is available to support individuals and workgroups who have experienced critical incidents or adverse events.
Association of Multicultural Members of Partners
A volunteer employee network organization made up of employees from the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Partners Healthcare System and its entities. AMMP is committed to the advancement, retention, recruitment, and development of multicultural professionals into leadership roles at all
levels and areas of the Partners organization.
Brigham and Women’s/Faulkner Hospitals LGBT and Allies Employee Resource Group
Contact: Kerstin Palm and Harry Reyes Nieva
Encompasses individuals from a variety of disciplines and seeks to create a forum for social networking, advocacy, visibility, and education within the BWH/FH community.
The group strives to provide empowerment, mentorship, resources, and support by networking amongst current diverse leaders and others within the hospital’s internal and external communities.
Organizes and promotes professional development, career advancement and networking opportunities geared towards the early career health care workforce. While these programs are targeted toward professionals ages 21-35; anyone is welcome to join.
LGBT Advisory Committee (AMA)
Provides a forum for involvement, mentoring, and networking for GLBT physicians and medical students in the AMA, and enhances policy, advocacy, and education on GLBT patient and physician issues.
GLMA (Gay & Lesbian Medical Association)
GLMA works to ensure equality in health care for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals and health care providers and also encompasses issues such as marriage and family recognition, reparative therapy, and refusal clause legislation (laws that are intended to immunize health care professionals from liability for discriminating against persons of whom they disapprove). Please visit the website for membership information.
Health Equality Index (HEI)
HEI is a unique and invaluable resource for healthcare organizations seeking to provide equitable, inclusive care to LGBT Americans—and for LGBT Americans seeking healthcare organizations with a demonstrated commitment to their care. This free online survey, offered annually since 2007, has been widely praised for transforming LGBT healthcare nationwide.