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UCSF receives $50 million gift
Date:1/29/2014

llence in Women's Health. Their generous support will catalyze further progress in women's health locally, nationally and globally," said Nancy Milliken, MD, director of the UCSF National Center of Excellence in Women's Health. "The UCSF Betty Irene Moore Women's Hospital will enable us to deliver care in a facility designed to promote healing while translating 21st-century science into innovative personalized health care for women."

Patients from teens to the elderly at the UCSF Betty Irene Moore Women's Hospital at Mission Bay will receive integrated, coordinated care, in a warm, healing and women-centered environment. The hospital will offer cancer care, specialty surgery, nine deluxe labor and delivery rooms, outpatient services and a 36-bed birth center. Care will be customized to each patient through the best available diagnostic tests and treatments. The hospital will set a new standard for patient- and family-centered care.

Women also will have the unprecedented benefit of UCSF's world-renowned pioneering research and innovative treatment in a setting integrated with one of the nation's premier children's hospitals as well as a world-class cancer hospital.

In addition to the women's hospital, UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay will be home to the new UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, named in honor of donors Lynne and Marc Benioff, and the Bakar Cancer Hospital, which recognizes longtime supporters Gerson and Barbara Bass Bakar.

The total $1.5 billion cost of the Mission Bay Hospitals Project has been funded by UCSF Medical Center financing and private philanthropy. Of the $600 million fundraising goal, more than $450 million now has been raised.


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Contact: Elizabeth Fernandez
elizabeth.fernandez@ucsf.edu
415-502-6397
University of California - San Francisco
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