UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital

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UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital
UCSF
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital logo.svg
Geography
LocationSan Francisco, California
Coordinates37°45′53″N 122°23′24″W / 37.7647974°N 122.389903°W / 37.7647974; -122.389903Coordinates: 37°45′53″N 122°23′24″W / 37.7647974°N 122.389903°W / 37.7647974; -122.389903
Organisation
FundingNon-profit hospital
Hospital typeTeaching
Affiliated universityUCSF
PatronMark Benioff
Services
Beds183
SpecialityChildrens hospital
Helipad1
Links
Websitewww.ucsfbenioffchildrens.org

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital is a children's hospital system in San Francisco, California, subordinate to the University of California, San Francisco. It has three campuses: the Parnassus Campus, the Mount Zion Campus, and the Mission Bay Campus.[1]

In June 2010, Marc Benioff and his wife Lynne[2] announced a $100 Million Gift to UCSF Children's Hospital with the goal of not only seeing the new hospital built but significantly advancing children’s health worldwide.[3]

In 2016, the UCSF Children’s Hospital was ranked among the top 25 in 8 out of 10 hospital specialties in the U.S News & World Report’s best pediatric hospitals listing.[4][5]

The hospital hosts a nearby Family House and onsite Ronald McDonald House for families to sleep under the same roof as their child. Additionally, family room with showers, laundry, snack facilities and the presence of staff to assist parents with questions about their child’s diagnosis and special services. There is a classroom fully accredited by the San Francisco Unified School District for patients and siblings in grades K-12 for child schooling. The hospital also offers interactive mobile science exhibits designed by San Francisco’s Exploratorium that can be wheeled into a patient’s room for private playtime.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact Us." UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital. Retrieved on August 24, 2013.
  2. ^ http://www.new2crm.com/5-facts-benioff.html
  3. ^ Guth, Robert A. (June 17, 2010). "UCSF to Get $100 Million for Hospital". The Wall Street Journal.
  4. ^ "Best Hospitals for Pediatric Cardiology & Heart Surgery". Retrieved 3 May 2017.
  5. ^ "UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals Excel in Pediatric Specialties". UC San Francisco. Retrieved 2017-05-03.

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