San Francisco General Hospital Medical Center is an acute care hospital, operated and owned by the City and County of San Francisco, Department of Public Health. The largest hospital for the treatment of psychiatric patients, San Francisco General Hospital Medical Center offers psychiatric emergency services 24 hours a day. Additionally, they operate the only Level I Trauma Center to assist more than 1.5 million inhabitants of northern San Mateo and San Francisco Counties. San Francisco General Hospital Medical Center is the response to a community whose needs were neglected before the center was created.
San Francisco General Hospital Medical Center?s mission is to provide community residents with cost-effective, culturally competent and humanistic health services. They are committed ?to be the Best Public Hospital in the Country? by delivering high-quality services focused on various areas: treating illnesses, sustaining and promoting wellness, preventing injury, disability or the spread of diseases. They also participate in supporting research and training programs which imply the involvement of the community in healthcare needs. Their values are patient safety, staff morale, effective partnership, quality of care customer satisfaction, academic excellence, and resource management.
San Francisco General Hospital Medical Center offers a great range of services in order to meet the needs of the whole community: Behavioral Health Services, Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES), San Francisco Behavioral Health Center, Primary Care and Subspecialty Clinics, Pharmacy, Interpreter Services, Academics and Research. All their efforts are driven into one direction: be the best choice for residents while meeting their specific needs. Additionally, San Francisco General Hospital Medical Center delivers a full complement outpatient, skilled nursing, mental health, rehabilitation services, inpatient, emergency, diagnostic for children and adults.