Grants 2012-2013

In fiscal year 2012-2013, MZHF awarded new grants totaling approximately $2,254,000. Of this total, approximately $692,000 was allocated from unrestricted funds, $497,000 was allocated from patient care funds, $423,000 was allocated from research funds, $59,000 was allocated from education funds, and $583,000 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 2012-13 from Board discretionary funds.

Jewish Legacy Awards

Bay Area Jewish Healing Center
Spiritual Care for Jewish Elders

Institute on Aging
Procura Database Infrastructure Project to Improve Client Services

Jewish Home & Senior Living Foundation
Department of Jewish Life

Jewish Vocational Service
Healthcare Academy Plus

Shalom Bayit
San Francisco Healthy Jewish Families Project

Mount Zion Campus – Community Partnership Awards

UCSF MZ Cancer Risk Program in partnership with SFGH Cancer Awareness, Resources and Education (CARE)
Expanding the Cancer Risk Program at San Francisco General Hospital

UCSF Department of Family and Community Medicine in partnership with Women’s Community Clinic
Partnership for Contraceptive Decision Support

UCSF Departments of Anthropology, History & Social Medicine and Radiation Oncology in partnership with Pilipino Senior Resource Center
Buong Puso: Linking Filipinas with Breast Cancer to Care and Support Resources

UCSF National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health in partnership with Hilltop Developmental Center
Developing Leadership in Pregnant and Parenting Teens

UCSF Mount Zion Campus-based Awards

UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Research – Pilot Studies

Research – Faculty Recruitment

Research – Transdisciplinary Team Award

Patient Support Corps at UCSF MZ Cancer Center

Art for Recovery Firefly Project and Open Art Studio

Gynecology/Oncology – Familial Cancer Syndromes

Targeted Recruitment Education and Advertising Trials (TREAT)

Cancer Resource Center New Patient and Caregiver Orientation Online Access

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

Living in a Non-Violent Community (LINC Program)

Perinatal Care Fund

UCSF Mount Zion – other grants
Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine – Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Quality of Life Clinic

Pediatrics – Communitas:  A Program for Teens Living with Chronic Illness

Radiation Oncology – Improving the Accuracy of Supine Breast Radiotherapy

Radiation Oncology – Advanced Craniospinal Irradiation for Pediatric Patients

Mount Zion Campus Educational Travel – multiple small awards

Radiation Oncology – Prone Breast Radiotherapy

Surgery – Use of Biomarkers as a Determinant of Cardiovascular Risk in Patients with Primary Hyperparathyroidism

Rehabilitation Services Patient Activity Program

Radiology & Biomedical Imaging – Maximizing Breast Cancer Identification while Minimizing False Positive Biopsies