Research in Action, Partners in Health

At ZSFG, research plays an integral part not just in advancing knowledge about disease or the practice of medicine, but in the relationships between clinicians and patients formed either in trauma or primary care settings. With more than 800 active researchers on campus at any time, there are a lot of advances in research to follow. The Foundation recently honored one researcher, who is also a primary care physician and Chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine, for applying his work on empowering patients with better health literacy and generating better health outcomes. Dr. Dean Schillinger’s numerous contributions in [...]

2017-04-11T13:16:07+00:00April 10th, 2017|Categories: Announcements, Funded Initiatives, Grateful Patient|

Congratulations to the 2016 Hearts Grants Recipients

Through the Hearts Grants Program, the Foundation provides seed money for innovative hospital projects and initiatives that might otherwise go unfunded at Zuckerberg San Francisco General (ZSFG). Since 2004, with support from the Foundation’s Annual Fund and Heroes & Hearts Luncheon, the Hearts Grants Program has funded more than 400 grants totaling more than $10 million. Cancer Care Children’s Ultrasounds Currin-Carlisle Learning Center Financial Fitness Clinic Health Advocates HIVE ICARE Implementation Increasing Primary Care of Hepatitis C Inspiring Hope in Recovery Initiative MedShare Hospital Greening Program Mindfulness-Based Childbirth Education Program Model Cell and Leadership System Multidisciplinary Assessment Clinic Mural [...]

2017-04-06T17:27:54+00:00November 9th, 2016|Categories: Announcements, Events, Funded Initiatives, Supporters|

Tony Bennett Celebration Benefits Emergency Pediatric Care

The City of San Francisco honored singer, painter, and civic leader Tony Bennett by celebrating his 90th birthday on August 19 and 20. City leaders proudly unveiled an eight-foot statue of Tony in front of the Fairmont Hotel atop Nob Hill on Friday, August 19, and that evening the San Francisco Giants hosted a special “Tony Bennett Night” at AT&T Park. Saturday, August 20 was the big finale, when 350 special guests were entertained by Tony at a benefit concert in the Fairmont’s Venetian Room, where in 1961 he first performed his iconic song, “I Left My Heart in San [...]

2016-11-09T10:50:33+00:00November 9th, 2016|Categories: Events, Funded Initiatives, Supporters|