Grants 2014-2015

In fiscal year 2014-2015, MZHF awarded new grants totaling approximately $1,895,000. Of this total, approximately $758,000 was allocated from unrestricted funds, $474,000 was allocated from patient care funds, $419,000 was allocated from research funds, $102,000 was allocated from education funds, and $142,000 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 2014-15 from Board discretionary funds.

Jewish Legacy Awards

Bay Area Jewish Healing Center
Kol Haneshama – to recruit, train and support Jewishly-trained hospice volunteers

Institute on Aging
IOA Connect – to coordinate and expand client intake services

Institute on Aging
Friendship Line Program – bridge funding for 24-hour crisis intervention line for seniors

Jewish Home & Senior Living Foundation
No One Dies Alone – training to provide caring companionship for Jewish Home residents through the final stages of the dying process

Jewish Vocational Service
Healthcare Academy Plus – to provide allied health training skills and support services to low-income San Francisco jobseekers

Shalom Bayit
San Francisco Healthy Jewish Families Project – addressing domestic violence through counseling and education

Mount Zion Campus – Community Partnership Awards

UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine in partnership with Larkin Street Youth Services
Mindfulness for Underserved Youth

UCSF Mount Zion Pediatrics in partnership with Huckleberry Youth Programs
Community-based Adolescent Health Care Initiative

UCSF Mount Zion Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery in partnership with SF Department of Public Health – Office of Childhood Hearing
Community-based Childhood Screening Assessing Barriers and Ensuring Follow-up Care

UCSF Mount Zion Women’s Options Center in partnership with the Women’s Community Clinic
Community Clinic Training for Comprehensive Care

UCSF Division of General Internal Medicine in partnership with The Arc San Francisco
Health Advocacy Services for Adults with Disabilities

UCSF Mount Zion National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health in partnership with Life Learning Academy
Youth Health and Leadership Program

UCSF Mount Zion National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health in partnership with Peer Health Exchange
Health and Wellness Partnership Planning Grant

UCSF Mount Zion Campus-based Awards

UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Research – Pilot Studies

Research – Faculty Recruitment

Research – Transdisciplinary Team Award

Embedded Palliative Care Program for Patients with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Developing Interventions to Help Breast Cancer Patients Prevent Functional Decline

Application of Technology to Expand Access to High-quality Cancer Genetic Testing

Art for Recovery

Cancer Care Supportive Programming

UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine
Research – Pilot Studies

Pediatric Neurodevelopmental Diagnostic and Treatment Service

Community Care Fund

Therapeutic Laughter Program

Prepare for Surgery Program

Therapeutic Yoga for People with Cancer

UCSF National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health
Expansion & Improvement of Clinical Services for Transgender Individuals

Celebration of Women’s Health and Wellness

Breastfeeding Support Group

Mount Zion Teaching Kitchen

UCSF Mount Zion – other grants
Pediatrics – Co-Located Collaborative Care for Children with Developmental and Behavioral Concerns

Mount Zion Campus Educational Travel – multiple small awards

Division of General Internal Medicine – Access to UCSF Patient Portal: Development of a Clinic-Based Training

Division of General Internal Medicine – Building Capacity for Treating Addiction in the Primary Care Setting

Division of General Internal Medicine – An Interdisciplinary Approach to Improving Hypertension Care

Anesthesia  Department – Enhanced Recovery Program for Total Mastectomy Patients

Primary Care – Behavioral Health Peer Support Program

Radiation Oncology – Training Program for Error Reduction and Creating a Strong Safety Culture

Radiology – Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Patient Education Resource

Radiation Oncology – Educational Materials for Non-native English Speakers