Grants 2015-2016

In fiscal year 2015-2016, MZHF awarded new grants totaling approximately $3,334,000. Of this total, approximately $790,000 was allocated from unrestricted funds, $606,000 was allocated from patient care funds, $551,000 was allocated from research funds, $92,000 was allocated from education funds, and $1,295,000 was allocated from advised funds. The following grants listing summary includes a selection of awards approved by the Board of Directors of Mount Zion Health Fund during fiscal year 2015-16 from board-discretionary funds.

Jewish Legacy Awards

Institute on Aging
Procura Mobile Electronic Home Care Recordkeeping Platform and CallMe! Web Portal to enable IOA staff to support 500 frail seniors at home

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

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

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 SFDPH Tom Waddell Urban Health Clinic
Broadening Non-Pharmacologic Options in the Primary Care Safety Net: Partnership to Pilot an Integrative Pain Management Program

UCSF HDFCCC Radiation Oncology in partnership with the Shanti Project
Caring In and Beyond the Clinic: Development of a Community-based bi-lingual Care Navigation Program for the Radiation Oncology team and social workers

UCSF Primary Care Services in partnership with Rebuilding Together San Francisco
Home Safety for Primary Care Services Patients: Providing low-income, fall-injury patients with a home safety inspection and internal modifications

UCSF Mount Zion Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery in partnership with Hearing and Speech Center of Northern California
Musical Training Therapy for Cochlear Implant Recipients

UCSF Mount Zion National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health in partnership with Bayview Hunters Point Center for Arts & Technology (BAYCAT)
Raising Youth Voices for a Healthy Future: Creating media tools that honor youth voices as agents of change in both personal and community health issues

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

UCSF Mount Zion National Center of Excellence Women’s Options Center in partnership with the Women’s Community Clinic
Quality Assurance and Evaluation for Comprehensive Care

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

UCSF Mount Zion Campus-based Awards

UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Research – Developing Initiatives Fund

Research – Faculty Recruitment

Research – Pilot Studies

Cancer Care Supportive Programming

Art for Recovery

Development of a High Volume Coordinated Care Model for Patients Undergoing Genetic Counseling and Genetic Testing for Hereditary GI Cancer

UCSF Breast Oncology Program Breast Science Advocacy Core

Breast Oncology Program Scientific Retreat, February 2017

UCSF Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center Taste for the Cure: A Taste of Science

UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine

Community Care Fund

Pediatric Community Care Fund

Therapeutic Laughter Program

Prepare for Surgery Program

Integrative Behavioral Medicine Group Treatment Program for Sleep Disorders at Mount Zion Campus:  Mindfulness-Enhanced Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia

Therapeutic Yoga for People with Cancer

UCSF Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Development of a Comprehensive Resource Guide and Website for Adults with Hearing Loss in the San Francisco Bay Area

Hearing Consequences of Voice-Impairment

Noise Induced Hearing Loss in Adolescents: Evaluation, Education, and Behavior Change

Teaching Observation Program (TOP) in the Operating Room

UCSF National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health

Development of a Comprehensive Multidisciplinary Endometriosis and Chronic Pelvic Pain Center

Transgender Care Navigation and Capacity Expansion

MILK (Mothers & Infants Lactation Kooperative) Support Group

UCSF Mount Zion – other grants

Research – UCSF Mount Zion-based Pilot Research (awarded through UCSF RAP)

Division of General Internal Medicine – Developing and Implementing a Heart Healthy Integrative Diet for Chinese American Patients

Mount Zion Educational Travel – multiple small awards

Radiation Oncology – Improving Radiation Therapy with MRI Simulation

Radiology – Digital Breast Positron Emission Tomography at Mount Zion

Pediatrics – UCSF Mount Zion Pediatric Asthma Clinic

Anesthesia  Department – Enhancing Patient Care in Anesthesia through Use of a Cuff Manometer to Inflate the Endotracheal Tube Pilot Balloon