Grants 2001-2002

In fiscal year 2001-2002, MZHF distributed grants totaling approximately $5.6 million. Of this total, $3 million came from advised funds, $1.1 million from research funds, $864,000 from patient care funds, $526,000 from unrestricted funds, and $90,000 from education funds. The Summary of Grants below includes awards approved by the Directors of Mount Zion Health Fund during fiscal year 2001-2002 from Board discretionary and other funds, as well as selected significant awards from donor-advised funds.

UCSF at Mount Zion Sports Medicine Group
To develop an outreach program to provide care to student athletes in the San Francisco public schools

UCSF at Mount Zion Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
To develop multidisciplinary care and clinical research programs for IBD patients

UCSF at Mount Zion Violence Prevention Program
For “Living in a Non-Violent Community” which supports children and adolescents who witness violence

UCSF at Mount Zion Surgical Pathology
To purchase a Real Time Telepathology Microscopic System

UCSF at Mount Zion
To establish an outpatient rehabilitation program onsite as well as at Rhoda Goldman Plaza

Women’s Health at Mount Zion
To create the Women’s Medication Alliance Clinic

UCSF at Mount Zion Orthopedics
To administer treatment and develop injury prevention protocols for San Francisco professional dancers

Osher Center for Integrative Medicine
For the breast cancer complementary support program

Jewish Vocational Service
To support Gateways to Health Careers

Women’s Health at Mount Zion
For a comprehensive study of polycystic ovarian syndrome

To measure a protein that may provide a critical link between obesity and Type 2 diabetes

UCSF at Mount Zion Cancer Center
To establish four clinical cancer research fellowships

Osher Center for Integrative Medicine
To evaluate the effect of yoga on chronic low back pain

To evaluate the effects of massage therapy and exercise training on patients on hemodialysis

To assess complementary and alternative medical therapies on pediatric patients with inflammatory bowel disease

Jewish Community Center of San Francisco
To support the development of the wellness center in their new facility
$750,000 (seven-year grant)

Jewish Home
To support their capital campaign (seven-year grant)

Bay Area Jewish Healing Center
For core operating support

Huckleberry Youth Programs
For an assessment of city-wide adolescent health services

Jewish Community Federation – Emergency Relief Fund
For assistance following September 11