Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Held for Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center
The San Francisco General Hospital Foundation announced on Yahoo Finance/Marketwired "its public-private partnership to ensure high quality health care for all San Franciscans, a milestone marked with the dedication and ribbon cutting at the Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center".
SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - November 21, 2015) Today, San Francisco General Hospital Foundation was joined by Dr. Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg, Mayor Ed Lee, city officials, hospital staff, patients and hundreds of San Francisco residents to celebrate construction completion of the new acute care and trauma center at Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center (Zuckerberg San Francisco General). This milestone was marked with a building dedication and campus naming honoring the transformational grant of $75 million from Dr. Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg and was followed by a community celebration.
"The doctors, nurses, and staff at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center answer the call to care for the people of this great City 24/7," said Amanda Heier, CEO at San Francisco General Hospital Foundation. "It's a truly historic moment and an outstanding demonstration of public-private partnership that we've witnessed today. We are able to celebrate this milestone because of the many individuals, as well as corporate, foundation, and civic and community leaders, who have answered the call in support of this unprecedented initiative.".......
"Through my work at Zuckerberg San Francisco General I have seen firsthand the incredible dedication of the entire staff to ensure all San Franciscans, regardless of resources, receive the highest standard of medical care," said Dr. Priscilla Chan. "This phenomenal new facility was designed to promote high quality patient care with respect and dignity, from the state of the art operating rooms to the beautiful art and outdoor spaces. Mark and I are honored to support this important public institution, promoting equality and advancing human potential."
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Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center (2015)
The SFGH Trauma Program at Zuckerberg SFGH is led by Robert C. Mackersie, M.D., Trauma Medical Director, and Mitchell J. Cohen, M.D., Associate Trauma Medical Director, and is staffed by a multidisciplinary team of outstanding faculty and clinicians from departments and programs at the UCSF School of Medicine, and Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, the latter part of the San Francisco Health Network. The team provides state-of-the art clinical trauma care and conducts innovative research in surgical techniques, trauma care delivery, and injury prevention. These programs include:
- UCSF Department of Surgery at Zuckerberg San Francisco General and Trauma Center
- Brain and Spinal Injury Center (BASIC) - UCSF Department of Neurological Surgery
- Orthopaedic Trauma Center (OTI) - UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
- Cohen Lab - UCSF Department of Surgery
- San Francisco Injury Center - USCF Department of Surgery
- San Francisco Wraparound Project - USCF Department of Surgery
- Center for Global Surgical Studies - USCF Department of Surgery
Zuckerberg San Francisco General is a licensed general acute care hospital which is owned and operated by the City and County of San Francisco Department of Public Health,
licensed by the State of California, and accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Health Organizations (JCAHO). The hospital provides a full complement of inpatient, outpatient, emergency, skilled nursing, diagnostic, mental health, and rehabilitation services for adults and children.