Social Medicine Team Transforms Care and Culture in San Francisco

Life on the streets takes an enormous toll on the health of our entire community, particularly for our most vulnerable residents who live on the streets of San Francisco every day. This toll also has a profound impact on Zuckerberg San Francisco General, in particular, the Emergency Department where the percentage of patients experiencing complex social and medical needs has risen significantly in recent years because they have no place else to go for the variety of complex needs they face, let alone their medical needs. Zuckerberg San Francisco General understands at its core that medical treatment alone does not [...]

2018-11-09T17:56:20-07:00September 12th, 2018|Categories: Funded Initiatives|

Donor Spotlight: Dr. Newt Gordon | A Leader in Skill, Service, and Philanthropy

We are so grateful to have such a diverse and loyal community of donors who each come to see our Foundation and our beloved ZSFG as valuable institutions caring for anyone and everyone regardless of circumstances, as well as advancing care in specific specialties, such as mother and child health, trauma, or HIV care and prevention. One value the Foundation promotes is equity, in which we seek to strengthen the public safety net, enabling anyone who walks through ZSFG’s doors to get the compassionate care they deserve. Dr. Newton Gordon, who recently retired as chief of ZSFG’s Dentistry and Oral [...]

2018-04-17T13:45:04-07:00April 17th, 2018|Categories: Supporters|

Heroes & Hearts: A Heartfelt Thank You

Thank you! We are so grateful to those of you who joined us for Heroes & Hearts last Thursday to celebrate our beloved Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center (ZSFG). Thanks to your generous support we raised over $1.8 million this year. Your steadfast commitment to the Foundation at this event and throughout the year helps us continue to support ZSFG in their mission to provide compassionate care for all in our community. It was an honor to celebrate two heroes, Caroline Watson and Karen Aguilar, for “going above and beyond.” They are both driving new models of [...]

2018-02-27T15:27:47-07:00February 27th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|