Grants 2011-2012

In fiscal year 2011-2012, MZHF awarded new grants totaling approximately $2,413,000. Of this total, approximately $826,000 was allocated from unrestricted funds, $509,000 was allocated from research funds, $468,000 was allocated from patient care funds, $47,000 was allocated from education funds, and $563,000 was allocated from advised funds. The following grants listing summary includes a selection of awards approved by the Directors of Mount Zion Health Fund during fiscal year 2011-12 from Board discretionary funds.

Jewish Legacy Awards

Bay Area Jewish Healing Center
Spiritual Care for Jewish Elders

Institute on Aging
A Leadership Education Program for Agencies Serving Older Adults

Jewish Vocational Service
Community Outreach Internship Program (COIP)

Shalom Bayit
San Francisco Healthy Jewish Families Project

Mount Zion Campus – Community Partnership Awards

UCSF Osher Center in partnership with Zen Hospice Project
Developing a Collaborative Educational Program in End-of-Life Care

UCSF Cancer Center & Department of Urology in partnership with John Hale Medical Society
Improving Prostate Cancer Outcomes for African American Men

UCSF National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health in partnership with San Francisco Unified School District
Young Women’s Health and Leadership Development

UCSF National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health LINC program and UCSF HEARTS in partnership with SFUSD Carver Elementary School
Intervention Project to Create Trauma-Sensitive School Environment

UCSF Division of General Internal Medicine (DGIM) in partnership with Women’s Community Clinic
Technology to Care:  Assessing the Potential of Tablet Computer Based Systems

UCSF Mount Zion Pediatrics in partnership with Buchanan YMCA and Gateway High School
Reducing Barriers to Childhood Nutrition:  A Collaborative Community-Based Approach to Health in the Western Addition.

UCSF Mount Zion Art for Recovery in partnership with Gateway High School
Science, Art and Music:  A Western Addition Community Program to Explore Healthcare

UCSF Breast Care Center in partnership with San Francisco Jewish Community Center
“Taste for the Cure and a Taste of Science” Wellness Education Event

UCSF Mount Zion Campus Hospitalists in partnership with Haight Ashbury Clinic-Walden House
Behavior and Pain Collaborative to Improve Care of High Utilizing Hospital Patients

UCSF Mount Zion Campus-based Awards

UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Research – Pilot Studies

Research – Clinical Trials Infrastructure

Research – Faculty Recruitment

Supportive Therapy for Patients Undergoing Androgen Deprivation

Art for Recovery Firefly Project and Open Art Studio

Group Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Cancer Patients

Supportive Care Integration Initiative: New Patient and Caregiver Orientation

Symptom Management Service (SMS) Bridge Program

Developing HPV Testing Informational Materials for Clinicians and Patients

Cancer Resource Center – Patient Education and Volunteer Training

UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine
Research – Pilot Studies

Pediatric Neurodevelopmental Diagnostic and Treatment Service

Community Care Fund

Mindfulness-Based Program for Dementia Caregivers

Therapeutic Laughter Inpatient and Outpatient Program

Prepare for Surgery Program

Medical Yoga for People with Cancer

UCSF National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health
Research – Pilot Studies

UCSF Mount Zion Community Prenatal Care

Group Care for Women with Chronic Pelvic Pain

Supporting Breastfeeding for Low-Income Mothers and Infants

UCSF Mount Zion – other grants
Mount Zion Palliative Care Service

Mount Zion Campus Educational Travel – multiple small awards

Division of General Internal Medicine – Tracking Mount Zion Campus High Risk

Primary Care Patients to Reduce ED and Hospital Readmissions

Mount Zion Campus Behavior Consult Service Pilot