Advanced Care in the New ZSFG Trauma Center

Cutting-edge technology and brand-new facilities do not a Level 1 trauma center make. But they can bring a great deal of efficiency to the process of delivering sensational, compassionate care to patients and loved ones living out their worst nightmares. Zuckerberg San Francisco General opened the doors of its new, nine-story, seismically safe building in 2016. Trauma surgeon Dr. Peggy Knudson and surgical nurse Ana Claudia Pereira have served the most seriously injured patients of San Francisco and northern San Mateo County for 28 and 10 years, respectively, from the hospital’s emergency department. They agree that the new facility has [...]

2017-11-02T15:32:11+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|Categories: Funded Initiatives, Grateful Patient, Rebuild|

State-of-the-Art Equipment Completes New Hospital

With its dramatic design and light-filled interior, the new hospital at Zuckerberg San Francisco General (ZSFG) features state-of-the-art equipment and  new furnishings, thanks to the generosity of donors to San Francisco General Hospital Foundation’s Heart of Our City Capital Campaign. “Philanthropic support has enabled us to equip the new hospital with the same or better caliber of medical equipment than is available at other hospitals in San Francisco,” said Susan P. Ehrlich, MD, MPP, Chief Executive Officer of ZSFG. “We are grateful for the community’s investment in the well-being of our patients.” In 2008, San Francisco voters overwhelmingly passed Prop A [...]

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

A Letter from Board President, Connie Shanahan

It has been an exciting year for the Foundation. In November, we gathered for the ribbon cutting and dedication celebration for the hospital’s beautiful new acute care and trauma center, which will open later this spring. Then on December 31, the Heart of Our City Capital Campaign came to a close. I am proud to report that, together, we raised more than $141 million to purchase critical medical equipment and furnishings for the new acute care facility. When we began the capital campaign in 2011, it was by far the largest fundraising effort in the Foundation’s history. Over the past five years, more than 2,000 individuals, corporations and foundations have answered the call and donated to make this project a reality. When [...]

2017-04-06T17:27:55+00:00 April 8th, 2016|Categories: Announcements, Events, Funded Initiatives, Rebuild|