Filling a void with heart-felt art

    "How we care shapes who we are."  While San Francisco has spent the last few months sharing their appreciation with the essential workers in our city's hospitals through meal deliveries and clapping at 8pm, the team at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital has felt so grateful for a community that stood behind them. A group of doctors and nurses from ZSFG came together on Monday to make sure San Francisco heard their message of thanks loud and clear. Organized by Paint the Void, an initiative that funds local artists to create works of art on the [...]

2020-06-23T09:45:22-07:00June 23rd, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|

Virtual Connection During COVID-19

Zoe Lyon (R) and Rachel Yang (L), both third year medical students at UCSF and members of the ZSFG Tablet Team.      With a shared desire to help people, it’s no surprise that UCSF medical students and residents sought new ways to serve during the COVID-19 pandemic. So when visitor restrictions began limiting patient support at San Francisco hospitals, a group of UCSF residents and students saw the opportunity to connect patients and families in a new way. “We immediately saw that visitor restrictions caused emotional distress for patients and their loved ones, as well as [...]

2020-07-01T11:03:38-07:00June 12th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|Tags: , , , , |

Fuel Our Heroes SF

For a group of Dartmouth College students, time spent away from campus this spring brought about a desire to make an impact while at home. So a model to support frontline workers was born. Fuel Our Heroes, a chapter-based crowdfunding initiative, is now fundraising to support local hospitals during COVID-19 in 14 different cities across the US and Canada. Fuel Our Heroes SF, the local chapter spearheaded by Luke Rohlen and seven other Bay Area college students, is rooted in a long-standing family connection to Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital (ZSFG). According to Luke, he has always felt a draw to [...]