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Give Life-Saving Emergency Care

Dec 19 2017

When you give, it can help provide timely trauma care that transforms a grim prognosis into a story of triumph. Meg Scharzman, whose story we shared this fall wasn’t expected to survive after she had a devastating bicycle accident in Berkeley. But, thanks to first responders and the trauma team at Alameda Health System’s (AHS’s) Highland Hospital, Meg will be enjoying the holiday season at home with

Eastmont Dental Clinic Delivers Healthy Teeth

Dec 19 2017

It all starts with a warm welcome at the reception desk. Many people dread going to the dentist, but Eastmont Dental Clinic is turning dental visits into positive experiences. Parents and siblings are welcome, interpreter services are offered and no one in pain is turned away. On this day, patients are introduced to Pamela Alston, DDS, a gentle, smiling dentist who asks her patients about school, their families

Fund Established in Memory of Dr. Walter Stullman

Jan 12 2017

Dr. Walter Stullman The Walter S. Stullman Memorial Fund was established to support and promote excellence in cardiology through the teaching and education of world-class doctors at Highland Hospital. Dr. Walter Stullman joined Highland Hospital in November 1969 and served as the hospital’s first full-time faculty member in 1970. Personally training more than 1,200 new doctors, he demonstrated the physician model of compassion

Palliative Care team receives grant for outpatient clinic and increased services

Dec 1 2016

Palliative Care Team In early 2017, Alameda Health System will open an Outpatient Palliative Care Clinic within Highland Hospital’s Oncology Clinic. This is made possible by a $150,000 grant from the California Health Care Foundation. The health system's multi-disciplinary Palliative Care team, led by Dr. Sheira Freedman, Director of Palliative Care, has provided support to critically-ill patients since 2009. These services

From the President: This holiday season, help break down barriers to good health

Dec 1 2016

At the heart of our mission of Investing in Caring, Healing, Teaching, Serving All is the belief that quality health care is a right for all in Alameda County. For underserved communities, this begins with removing roadblocks on the journey to good health. Please give to Alameda Health System Foundation to help break down barriers... … to food security. Before joining the Food is Medicine Program, Lor

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