Practice Makes Perfect at ZSFG

No one plans to end up in the emergency department of Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center (ZSFG). Most of us will be lucky enough to never see the inside of an operating room or resuscitation bay. But every year, nearly 4,000 of our neighbors rely on ZSFG for their healthcare and emergency support. As a public hospital, no one is turned away. When tragedy strikes, this safety-net hospital for the uninsured quickly becomes all of our safety-net - treating plane crashes and mass violence with the same dedication to healing patients any other day. And as the [...]

2020-01-06T12:45:45-07:00December 31st, 2019|Categories: Funded Initiatives|Tags: , , , , , |

Past and Future Disaster Response

Nearly one year after the Asiana Airlines accident at San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center (The General) hosted a panel discussion on Monday, June 30, 2014 to reflect on the medical response that day and in the days that followed. The discussion highlighted how with the new hospital - opening December 2015 - The General will be even better equipped the next time there is a disaster or multi-casualty incident. Focusing on the traumatic injuries suffered by the victims on Saturday, July 6, 2013, Dr. Margaret Knudson, Interim Chief of Surgery, described the three waves [...]

2017-04-06T17:27:59-07:00July 2nd, 2014|Categories: Rebuild|Tags: , , , |