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|

Family Birth Center: A Solid Start

On Saturday, May 21, 2016, at 2:43pm, Milenka Aliana Suarez-Alvarado became the first baby born at Zuckerberg San Francisco General (ZSFG). The birth happened the same day patients moved into the new building in a carefully choreographed procedure involving over 200 patients. As the newest member of the Suarez- Alvarado family, Milenka was welcomed into this world by her loving parents and the devoted staff at ZSFG, named one of the safest places to have a baby in California, and the only hospital in San Francisco that is certified by the World Health Organization as a Baby- Friendly Hospital. Rebecca [...]

2016-11-09T10:35:36+00:00 November 9th, 2016|Categories: Announcements, Funded Initiatives, Grateful Patient|

Beyond the Traditional Boundaries of Maternal Mental Health Care

The birth of a child is often portrayed as one of the happiest moments in a family’s life. However, for some families, including those who receive care at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center (ZSFG), giving birth can also be a stressful experience. Many of ZSFG’s patients cope with challenges related to chronic mental illness, substance abuse, and trauma. They have few places to turn to for support and care, thereby exacerbating stress associated with pregnancy and raising a newborn child. Bearing in mind the high-risk patient population and the specific challenges faced by this group, ZSFG offers [...]

2016-11-08T18:01:16+00:00 November 8th, 2016|Categories: Funded Initiatives|