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mayor of our great city the honorable edwin m. lee (applause) . . >> thank you very much mr. davis for that introduction, happy valentine's everybody ... (applause) . >> wow what a wonderful occasion. i mean how can you be today valentine's day in a room full of heros on the field of heros yeah (applause) in the innovation capital of the world the world class city of san francisco congratulations everybody for being a hero
today. you know the san francisco hospital foundation the general hospital foundation has been such a wonderful wonderful entity and i want to just thank stephanie your leadership, i want to thank julie and rich at the board with all of the other board members, the staff at the hospital, all of the staph, you know sometimes the doctors have to do it's emergency work but what makes that whole hospital run is literally everybody that works at the hospital from the social workers to the accountants to the administrators to the nurses, and nurse practitioner and is the doctors and all of the fundraisers thank you everybody for working together. and for today, again, a big thanks to ellen and pam for
your leadership and bringing the hearts and the heros together. it's such a wonderful just community effort to support our general hospital and all of the work that it does. everybody knows what it does already. but i also want to say there are other heros that you are acknowledging today and i would like to just give them a word of thanks. you know, when people get to the hospital, sometimes, it's in time. sometimes it's a little late. but having a world-class hospital treat you, is what we expect and come to expect in this world-class city. but there are also people that work in addition, to the emergency staff that aren't being recognized today and i want to give a south out to john cat he and officer david sand volunteer of the police
department because they are doing prefix work because they know, they know along with our police chief and all the others that if we prevent people from getting injured if we can get them into lifestyles that are safer, we will be that much more successful as a city and they are doing that with gang prevention and motivation and aspiration for the youth getting them jobs as officers in a capacity outside of their uniform that is a wonderful thing. were the to give a shout out to doctor row chair oh, vickier. [spelling?] yes, she is a hero because, she is also trying too make sure that the none-violate lifestyle is taught when people visit the hospital can they get some injury prevention vice and making that are we can prevent those injury and is then of course, there are these culturally competent
staff that we have at the hospital through barbara garcia's leadership and the whole commission to make sure that we have competent support, that talk with the patients and their families and make sure that the continuity of healthcare extends from the doctors all the way to the families and those have carol lamb and rachel or kin and thank you very much for our your heroism today. >> (applause) . >> not only do we have a world-class trauma center we will continue having that, we have got a new hospital on the way. the biggest general obligation bond we have ever had but i am so proud of it and we will all be so proud of this wonderful hospital and the fact that it continues to be linked to the fantastic research doctors and medical staff of uc s f, that is a great combination that very few cities have
across this country. this hospital, creates 3,000 jobs in it's rebuild. thirty% are san francisco residents that is 500 san francisco residents working with their hands to build the brand new hospital for our future generations. they have done it right. it's on time, $63 million to local businesses as a result of the construction of this hospital. so i'm looking forward in 2015 to join all of you in opening this hospital, making sure we are doing everything to keep people healthy in the city and congratulations to the foundation for your wonderful work congratulations to all of us nobody has got it better than us in san francisco congratulations everyone. (applause) .
i don't ladies and gentlemen, please welcome to the stage grace davis, director of california corporate affairs intell corporation ... okay with today being valentine's day we are thrilled to help present 13 new heart art works we see these hearts all around san francisco, reminding us that the general is the heart of our city these hearts generate we have a remarkable roster of artist and is this year is no exception and please join me in welcoming to the stage this year's heart artist and in 2013, heart artists are
chile low democrat inner, abstract heart. the space in between ... and bet see wolf by the bay ... thank you again to all of the art exist don't forgets these tabletop hearts are available to silent auctions be sure to place your bids early and please join me in giving 11 more round of applause to our artists. (applause)
.. >> ladies and gentlemen, please welcome mark flight man regional vice president of at&t. thank you and good afternoon it's a pleasure pleasure to be here today representing at&t connecting people in positive ways is one of the most important functions of an organization and corporation and it is the heart of the mission at at&t san francisco general hospital and trauma center connections people everyday with programs specifically designed to increase wellness. health
education in their lives these important life enhancing services are available for all residents of san francisco regardless of able to pay. and on top of that remarkable approach to service the hospital's quality care is the best in the bay area. last year the general won the patient safety first zero hero award as well as the california association of public hospital's safety net institute quality leaders top honest a bard ask that is why it's important to support the general hospital foundation and support programs at the hospital in the following video, stephanie tom matt see and crew beatifully cap toured two of those programs and their benefits: . >> i have eniwent to a friend
who was building our new home and i went to step on an attached floor and it wasn't and i fell onto concrete. when character shier came to san francisco general hospital it was clear she had very significant injuries which includeddier to her pelvis and her heel bone. san francisco general is the only trauma center in the city so if you get injured anywhere from the bridges down to the airport, you are coming here. i we want to the public health do an overall screens and that included hiv aids and then the nurse came in and said, don't worry hundred. i have never given a positive and ten minutes later, his face went flush write and was test was positive.
>> she came to us during her pregnancy and was very worried about passing hiv onto her baby. >> this is really a world class situation and we are the safety health hospital for 20% in the city and major research and education institution and we have over 150 person investigator and is around 800 people who have worked on this campus doing just research. >> none of this would be possible if we deny have the outside support of of the foundation. the support is very broad and supports many many programs some examples are bay pack and then, another example is the f initute. the orthopedic trauma institute is the one of the first programs that the foundation funded it's one $50,000 the institute has been able to leverage into tense of millions of dollars.
>> and the surgical training facility was one that we development and it's of it's kind in the uc >> speaker: and improved the education of our own trainee and is residents of san francisco but neighbors across the globe. must slow schedule a tal problems and injuries are the second largest burden in the world of healthcare. the least patients are seen in these developing world countries with poor resource many of these patients are los angeles wishing on wards. our course bring in surgeon and is teach them so they can spare these limb and is bring the patients back to a functional status where they can go back and provide for their families. >> the foundation also supported bay pack which, is an exiting and innovative program. this particular program works with the sector to pregnant
woman and the treatment of woman so that for babies who are born free of virus. >> when i first walked into the office doctor coen told me i can have a natural birth and i didn't wrap my head around that. >> we know a woman with hiv if we do nothing her risk of passing the hiv to her baby is 25% with the use of this medication we can substantially reduce that risk to much less than one%. bay pack someone of the first organization to use the combination medication in pregnant woman. >> i'm so grateful that the medicines they have to ensure a baby be born healthy. >> this has been so successful that it's been five-six years now since we have had a child
born at san francisco general infected with hiv fires and i owe them so much gratitude for may being sure my daughter was born healthy. i don't know who to even that i think thank in that. >> i don't have any pain on reresidual damage and san francisco is giving to san francisco and i'm so lucky that i was brought here to be treated. >> we really want to thank the foundation expawflt work the hard work that goes into supporting our programs. they do make a difference. >> the san francisco general hospital foundation has been a life line for bay pack and really we would not be able to do our work without the foundation. >> i owe my healthy beautiful baby girl and my life to bay pack and i thank you from the
bottom of my heart. >> ladies and gentlemen please wol come mark flag man regional vice president of at&t p p (applause) ladies and gentlemen please welcome doctor jeff manly chief of neuro surgery at san francisco general hospital and trauma center (applause) . >> thank you may be i should work for at&t but, i think we have just seen a wonderful demonstrationstration here of what we do at san francisco general hospital and i'm privileged to work with some of the most talented professionals in the hospital and we were one of the first hospitalling to be awarded for the traumatic brain injury and i'll like to thank every on my team and everyone in
this room that made that a possibility. >> (applause) have you layered, we are here for everyone in san francisco whether you are a nine -years-old fillies fan who's just here for a game who had a hid and run accident and brought to the hospital and whether you live in pacific height and you fall until the middle of the night and you slip and all we are here to take care of you every single day for many of you here today you may have not been dratted at san francisco general hospital or we saved your life or the life of one of your loiived once. >> we could be your doctor today, tomorrow or next week. trauma effects everyone. irrarely regardless of race, carried, color, financial status it cuts across all barrier and is we are the only level one trauma center in san francisco as you know we are building a
new san francisco general hospital and we need your help to make sure that we have the very best hospital in the country to provide care 24 hours a day, sen days a week for everyone in san francisco. i would ask you to open your heart today and fill out one of the donation cards on the table here no matter how large or small your donation every dollar counts your support today may help save someone's life may be your own and so on behalf of san francisco general trauma center i want to that you for coming here and continued support of the hopped and we have a building that is going up but which still have to fill this hospital with the best cutting edge equipment that we have to deliver the kind of care that we deliver 24, 27, 365 at the hospital. and so please give the donation cards to the host
coming around the room and happy valentine's day. (applause) . >>. >> good afternoon ladies and gentlemen i'm so thrilled to be here with you celebrating the wonderful hero and is hearts. we are back on the field and on an occasion. heros and hearts are all here. and here's where -- breakings and it's dreams you are creating and with the help p of all answer the call i applaud the foundation. this was a dream of two special ladies.el and thy man and nancy -- and
now they -- and judy guggenheim too they continue this wonderful concept allowing dreams to come true and before you all leave buy some tabletop art. heros and hearts may i say, you have two ladies who show us the way. the general rule is current and stephanie gray every moment doing their part honging those who give their heart. i thanks to house worth because i must say it's sublime, by giving
those in need some -- we thank our sponsors lovingly ... lincoln and wells fargo chevron visa and bon appear teeth and of course, [spelling?] at&t and to the foundation and we thank all of you. here's to union bank and hosts man and of course, to a t and t to our san francisco giants you are the only team for me now let's -- our great hero, david and john caste too.
jock robber shell vickier braive show and callahan here's to you and we raise your glass and toes all of the -- [inaudible] there is such excitement blooming and i'll share it all with you 20 scene our new hospital will make it's grande beauty and we will continue to offer -- and we will stand strong and take a strand we believe in giving everyone a -- we say we building this -- san francisco has in store .... a new dawn a new day ...
(applause) is. >> thank you seaner and beach blanket babylon. ladies and gentlemen, it is now time for the heros and hearts awards. our first award will be presented by tracy. president of san francisco market, wells far go to assist with the presentation of the awards please welcome louisa house worth. san francisco foundation board member and this year's luncheon cochair. >> good afternoon gosh i
almost wore that dress i'm pleased i didn't i would have been embarrassed if somebody else had it on. so i'm here i found out a couple of hours ago i needed to do this presentation because my boss had a minor accident last night and he should have gone to san francisco general trauma center and then may be he would be here and so i'll try do him justice and so it's our pleasure to be here and as you know wells fargo has been a part of this great community for 150 years and we are proud to call san francisco home and proud to be part thf vibrant community over the years, we have also seen the general always provide us central services for this great city as a crucial trauma center, the hospital not only provides life-receiving emergency care in fact i have tell you when i first moved here cheek steer whenever he is told me if ever
you go get in an accident tracy they will them to take you to san francisco general so even the chief of police department gives that advise and they provide quality care for hiv and have you have seen. just like san francisco general wells fargo is also looking at many ways to improve the overall quality of the community that we serve we know that having vibrant communities means you have a vibrant business and in fact i am very proud to say that since the year 2,000 wells fargo has contributed more than $7,000 to the san francisco general foundation but just as important as the dollars that we give are
the volunteer hours that our volunteer members donate to the many events around here that support the general. so now, on to the important stuff. and that is to honor our hero and is this year's hero and is heart's award recipients are leader in the community who inspire others to exceptional community service and i'm thrilled to be here to celebrate the community leaders the heros amongst us on behalf of all of the bay area team members that work at wells fargo the 25,000 of us. i have to tell you that we all thank the heros for their dedication to this community. the two men that we are going to honor today, display incomparable dedication to improving the mission neighborhood by helping former gang members and vulnerable use get on the right
track. after nearly seven years on the police force san francisco police officers john coffee and david san's mission state and is gang enforcement officers became frustrated by the cycle of violence they witnessed permeated in the gang culture of san francisco. the officers developed an outreach program in 2010 to help secure jobs for young men in an effort to chem then from participating in gang life. so now, i'm going to tell you a story that will relate to me that shows the special kind of individuals i'm talk about and how they helped a young man named carlos. the officers have seen carlos hanging out with gang members and suspected that he might be involved in a elicit activities around the mission areas after warning him that he was headed
down the wrong path carlos was arrested is six months later when he was relevancy released from jail, the officers approached him about taking up a job as an alternate form of lifestyle with the approval of the captain officers cathy and san put together a contract securing a job for carlos if in turn he would stay away from gang members if he took the contract he would take the job and he agreed to the contract and began working a year later. carlos took a higher paying job sat s f o and then moved to a higher position while he is no longer under contract officers cathy and sans helped this young man developed his self esteem and
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