Hearts Grant in Action: Wellness for All

While aiding physical and mental health are the main objectives of any major hospital, San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center (The General) houses a unique program dedicated to connecting and enhancing physical, mental, emotional, social, and spiritual health for patients, staff members, and the community. Through the support of donors and volunteers, the Community Wellness Program (CWP) offers a variety of diverse activities aimed at improving overall wellness, including yoga, Zumba and salsa classes to improve physical strength, Healing Harp services to reduce stress and anxiety, and cooking classes to support balanced nutrition on a budget. Wellness for All [...]

September 19th, 2014|Categories: Funded Initiatives|Tags: |

Avon Comprehensive Breast Care Program

For women in the United States, breast cancer death rates are higher than those for any other cancer, with the exception of lung cancer. Fortunately, San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center (The General) is committed to providing complete breast cancer services through the Avon Comprehensive Breast Care Program. The Avon Breast Center provides state-of-the-art breast imaging, diagnostic evaluation and patient education, while the weekly inter-disciplinary breast clinic provides comprehensive care in surgical and treatment options, genetic counseling and testing, lymphedema evaluation and treatment, cancer education and culturally sensitive research. The Avon Program has an extensive network of culturally diverse [...]

September 19th, 2014|Categories: Funded Initiatives, Supporters|Tags: , |