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. >> thank you things going to be short and sweet and but i like too thank my hair cannot be that white ... i like to thank all my interfere and is especially gregg surfor allowing us do what we do is special thank to supervisor camp poe and is his assistants for always being there for us and i know the mayor left but if there is anything in this room that can
get they two minutes of his time, i know i can get this city to be a safer place for awful us. with the help of my partner. and then in closing i'll like to say there is a lot of beautiful hearts here and there were some big ones on the way in and none of them came as whole with the love that i have for my if girlfriend. plast. >> that was short. i thought i was going to stand there for an hour. first i would just like to thank every everyone for their support and this idea that has become so much more with their help and captains col rails and most zero and our sergeant and supervisor kayser
camp poe and is his staff and micro, my family, who's here today, my dad, thank you for everything. (applause) out on the street we face many different challenges in law enforcement i truly enjoy working until the city of san francisco that i was born in and somebody once said absorb what is useful discard what is not and -- with intentions we have taken approach to help average gangs members toss teach them to may be better choice chois and change their lives forever and finishing education and get aing a job has helped individuals keeping off the block and along with that we are seek to go
educate gangs so that they can continue their education and live their dreams and we call it family and education ever over everything and i'm very humble for receiving this apartward and thank you to general hospital foundation. >> (applause) . >> our second award will be presented by 98ian nay men. head of state and local relation, visa incorporated.. >> (applause)
. >> good afternoon everyone god you look so great out there. i wish there was a camera up here so that you could see how wonderful you look especially with the backdrop of the ballpark. you know, i love this event for calm reasons usually it's because it's done around valentine's day and happy valentine's day by-the-way, and that is right by the day of my wedding anniversary and i'll be married 28 years torld tomorrow and pie my wife is not here today but happy anniversary sweet heart and this is beginning in 2004 and when judy good him and ellen newman and nancy vekcal come to you and you don't say no. as a matter of fact, when pam bear comes to
you, larry she is much toucher than you when pam comes to you you done say know no and so we are proud of this relationship at visa that we have with this organization, the foundation and we are really proud of the work that we do in this community in san francisco that we call home. you know, it's through the san francisco general hospital foundation that we are able to impact all residents lived lives and is vital for the health and welfare of the san francisco community and visa is proud and i really mean it visa is proud to support in world-class hospital that is responsible for keeping the alt bay area healthy and at visa we recognize the importance of supporting our local communities of where we live and work which, is why i'm proud on behalf of visa and all of the folks here today from
visa to present aztec hero who's the quintessential example of someone who's dedicated to improving the welfare and safety of those in our mutual community the general -- saves people suffering from violence and unintendingle injury and since 2005 since she began working at the trauma department at san francisco general has indicated indicated a passion for preventive project like the wrap around project. doctor vickiers know that many traumatic injuries can be prevent it'sed and nearly every -- in the city comes to san francisco general and her research is used to discover preventive measures and in specific problem areas in the city and doctor vickiers views
violate injury until the exact same way many can be prevented we have issues that we are talking about state wide locally and federal whether or not he about preventing some of those major issues and she thousand pound phoned the wrap around project in 2006 as way to tackle the risk factors that enable violate injury specificallily to our youth and young adults the wrap around project supports violently injured patients at the general, case manager assist the patients for six to 12 most after this charge and ensure that those patients avoid risk factors that prevent future respected violent jeez and this program has helps numerous individuals and helps individuals finish their high school education or secure
training in a vocational training program that will lead to a viable job the wrap around project is a charter member aft network of a hospital-based violence intervention program and doctor vickier has provided the -- with an opportunity to live a safer life and the injury rate at the general historically was around scene% meaning with a five year period a young person would be reinjured about scene% of the time since 2006 because of the vickiers efforts that rate has dropped to four% please join me in welcoming doctor robber shell vickier.
[spelling?] (applause) . . >> i ever to get this out right away or else i won't be able to but thank you for that incredible greeting. i first and foremost want to thank my parents for spilling in me the importance of serving communities the tragedy in knew town has brought gun violence if he forefront of our country's
violence and the tireless staff that i have the privilege of working with at san francisco general hospital recognize this even more well before knew town the tireless staff and the lower and is fathers sisters and brother and is son and daughters of our vibrant san francisco communities in the bay view theition - valley these are places that this community knows and has a consciousness everyday of violent injury because it effects these communities and everyday we know that the epidemic of violent vls knows no raise carried or religion but we also know that there are absolutely objective risk forks that we can pass on and that is the hope and action of wrap around we work to reduce those risk factors associated with violent injury and community partners and by doing so we
give young people the opportunity to live if become heros and by reducing the injury resid diskism these case manager that is i have to have on stage with me because they are so much everything to me ... (applause) they work they work everyday to make my night job observe sleet and i would love to see that day. i want to first thank these case managers and haive judiciary and ruben and michael you are the heros full of home, determination and inspiration i'm so proud of what you have done and i thank you for absolutely being my brothers in this cause. i couldn't say enough (applause) .
>> to our compliant rep.s our cline in the back of the room, joe drakely please stand up and let us give you a hand. thank you for trusting us in your journey to a rich life and now i see you grow and teach other young people and it's just incredible. incredible amazing to see that congratulations to you. and of course, sue cal highly and i can't even owe counsel and sue for your unwielding support of wrap around and you are champion and is to the san francisco general hospital foundation and particularly kelly long who has champions wrap around and given i go u.s. the abet to expand and grow and to our national brother and is sisters out there who
also have wrap around project and for awful you this support is amazings and finally i want to thank my incredible colleagues in the department of surgery for your support and belief and is your mentor ship when it comes to doctor peggy and doctor bob and doctor campbell for your mentor ship and my colleagues and coen and i thank you. (applause) thanks for mayor of san francisco, edwin lee and the board of supervisors these are all people who not only believes in wrap around but put fining behind it and in fact it cost so much in the way of resource to save one person in violate injury but it's the less than the cost of resid victim and so
i want to thank aum you have in the name of hope and belief in our communities for allowing us to do this work and continuing and to kaiser meta fund and at&t those who have believed in us and finally, i want to thank my valentine scot lord because everyday is valentine's day with you. thank you. (applause) .
. >> our final award will be pretend by the executive vice president of group lead social responsibility union bank.. >> well good morning everyone it's great to be here to see all of you and hear some of these ininspiringing stories from yawn and david and certainly listening to the moving transcribe beauty begin by row chyle and i the privilege of introducing two extraordinary individuals and it's my privilege to be here representing union bank also in support of san francisco general hospital what i think many of you don't know is many of my early roots were in the hospital as well. my mother was a
licensed vocational nurse and she became a nurse by a program that was instituted by a hospital in languages martin king hospital in los angeles and it was economically transformationle for my family and one of the reasons that i'm here today and so it's good to be here joining the san francisco general hospital foundation and honoring all of these people and at union bank we think these partnership and is are centrally building the blocks that build our community we have sente foundation do that demonstrating excellence, innovation and access and, quality of healthcare since the beginning. the foundation's sole mission is to improve the care and comfort of patients at the general. that
mission continues today. and as we expand into the recognition of world renown research and training excellence, that takes place in the hospital's campus each day, the hospital is the hub of cutting edge medical research and is the training, real of meeting for tomorrow's healthcare providers the union bank support of the foundation we are working to secure the future of healthcare in our communities. i'm proud to introduce the final award des who are prime examples of quality, excellence and leadership, and we see in the hospital each and everyday. with 22 years of combined experience at the general, oncology resource workers carolyn land and rashel oakland help canner patient and their
families cope with this debill at a timing distance with grace and compassion. years of navigating the patient population of the complex system of coverage and healthcare these women work to meet each individual's needs and carol helped one young family who's head of household was diagnosed with stage four lung cancer and it had spread to his spine and bones. they coordinated transportation, financial support, and child care for the patient's young children. in addition,, care lynn rachel setup the family with support groups, therapy, communicationed with the schools and advocated for the patient and their families with the healthcare providers additional lesion a common request of patients who are near the end of their life is to return to their country of origin, here again care lynn
work tirelessly to facility these requests with the family overseas they wrote letters to the embassy and is conscientious late and is place sure those wishes came true. care lynn and rachel do what they can nor the families and make that are every member of their clinic staff write condoll lens cards and the sympathy for the tragedyity conveyed throughout every step of the process, care lynn and rash chyle made sure that the patient received of the best possible care and personal if you have please welcome care lynn and rachel: (applause) ism
(applause) . >> hi. so on behalf of rachel and myself our i would like to first thank -- for offering this incredible honor. but more importantly we want to thank the san francisco general hospital foundation for the work you do everyday to support san francisco general hospital to help us to continue to pursue our wishes of helping those in need. so we we are here today
because of and on behalf of daniel abraham. (applause) . and the entire small but mighty hematology, oncology division at san francisco general hospital. (applause) . >> rachel and i are proud to be part of this dedicated team team team and understand that between the patient with cancer, you must acknowledge and treat not just their bodies but their mind and their soul. you must recognize that unless patient
and the family are peopleally and tactally cared for. they will not be able to survive their cancer treatment. or to face the end of their life with diggity. so, rachel and i feel very bless and had lucky to the able to work with a team of people so dedicated and providing incredible surface. to what limits this office all of the time to and patients that often have nowhere else to turn to. thank you . >> we are also here today represented our other professionals family sharon khan with the family medical
services at san francisco general. we are proud to be part of a group of amazing social workers who work everyday often unrecognized under appreciated and under paid to care for the most vulnerable woman of france and we are work in different clinickics and divisions but each of us embrace the social work profession to help meet the basic needs of all people with particulars attention to the needs of people who are vulnerable and in poverty and despite the challenges of healthcare today we stand firm in our commitment to this mission and believe that a lot of people in this city would be a lot worse off if social workers weren't around. (applause) carol and i are heros today so
are all the social workers of san francisco general and we continue to be inspired by the work they do today. nobody want to have cancer it's not part of the plan that we all have for our lives it's most likely that each person here today has been itemed by can retro a friend or family member and now imagine going through surgery and if you are knew to this country and don't speak english if you are a single mother with no church or do a minimum wage job with no health insurance if you loss your home last month due to the rents raise in san francisco and are sleepling on a couch and amendment shorn is nothing if you don't have a safe place to go to sleep at night or a our patients didn't on san francisco hospital foundation and individuals like you here today
to help them travel this journey with a little bit of diggity and carol and i wake up everyday to do this job that is so hard first of all, because we have the support of our friend and family that are here today we we it's an amazing thing to touch the life of someone evidence. it's really the believe that if you get up and do this work you can hale this world just a little bit i personally woudn't trade that feel for anything and i hope this is a roiledder today to stop expo and help those around you and be a help to host in your life the loved ones that bring you joy. thank you very much. (applause) .
(applause) congratulations to all of the heros and artists thank you again to our sponsors at&t. chevron energy solutions, connie frank foundation, jinn ethic intel and mc castle foundation the stanley s foundation union bank, visa wells far go pg&e cummings west and rich and gudegee guggenheim. placegees web corp builders and the lunch is due to our in-kind media sponsors who we would like to also thank c cbs and one 07 a
and one 06.9 f and suffrage business times. san francisco chronicle and san francisco gate.com and san francisco mag magazine and beach pointed babylon and thank you to awful you who support the foundation, the general and this event we look forward to seeing many of you this evening at hearts after dark. ladies and gentlemen ...
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