The Pat Walker Health Center at the University of Arkansas recently announced it would change the name of the campus “Women’s Clinic” to the “GYN Clinic.”
“This name change is important, as the Pat Walker Health Center affirms diversity and aims to create a welcoming environment for all patients,” read an email by RHIA Director of Medical Services A.J. Olsen.
Olsen’s email noted that for the time being, the center’s website would continue to use the word “women,” but soon it would be erased completely.
“Eventually we will remove ‘Women’s Health’ from the website and Patient Portal altogether, but we kept it to get all patients accustomed to the new name,” the email read.
The website currently refers to the clinic as the “GYN (Women’s) Clinic.”
When contacted by The College Fix, Olsen declined to comment.
School spokesman John Thomas told The Fix in an email that the name
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