Health—General & Rehabilitative

Sharp Healthcare Foundation

San Diego, CA   |  http://www.sharp.com/foundation

Mission

Sharp HealthCare is a not-for-profit integrated health care system founded in San Diego in 1955. The Sharp network has grown to include four acute care hospitals, three specialty hospitals, two medical groups and a health plan throughout San Diego County. The mission of Sharp HealthCare Foundation is to promote philanthropic contributions and coordinate grant programs that assist Sharp HealthCare in meeting the health needs of San Diego communities. Gifts to the Foundation support Sharp HealthCare and the organization's patient care, community outreach, medical research and capital need programs.

Ruling year info

1980

Principal Officer

Bill Littlejohn

Main address

8695 Spectrum Center Blvd.

San Diego, CA 92123 USA

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EIN

95-3492461

Cause area (NTEE code) info

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (E12)

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Caring

Donor support will allow us to provide programs and services, reflecting Sharp's commitment to continually strive for a level of care that sets standards, exceeds expectations and enhances how we touch the lives of patients and their loved ones. Through this initiative, we will raise funds for: NICU Navigator Program, which supports and encourages parents of babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Sharp Mary Birch.Innovative programs to support and assist cardiac patients at Sharp Memorial HospitalPatient navigators at Sharp Memorial Hospital so each and every cancer patient receives a personalized level of careSupport groups and adaptive sports programs at Sharp Memorial Rehabilitation CenterArts for Healing, which brings art to the bedside at Sharp Metropolitan Medical CampusPrograms geared toward patient outreach, education and prevention at Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Centers across the county

Population(s) Served
Budget
$3,000,000

Funding research and education, allowing us to conduct actionable research that allows us to significantly improve the quality of patient care.Through this initiative, we will raise funds for: Outcomes Research Institute, which will measure the long-term results of the care provided to our patients. Sharp will continue development of promotion of best practices in health care delivery, and continue as San Diego's leading health care provider.The Cardiac Transplant Outcomes Research Initiative, in which the first study focused on long-term survival and quality of life issues. Future research will expand the database to include a wider range of cardiac interventions and medical treatment options.A medical director at the Sharp Memorial Cancer Institute to foster clinical relationships to better position Sharp to enhance knowledge and pursue cures to better serve patients bravely fighting cancer.

Population(s) Served
Budget
$1,000,000

Constructing new medical facilities, ensuring that San Diegans, today and in the future, receive care in state-of-the-art facilities.Through this initiative, we will raise funds for: Expansion and renovation of Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & NewbornsCreation of a new Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Center DowntownExpansion of the Emergency Department at Sharp Chula Vista Medical CenterCreation of a state-of-the-art Cancer Center at Sharp Chula Vista Medical CenterExpansion of the cardiac catheterization and electrophysiological laboratories and critical capital improvement projects at Sharp Memorial HospitalRenovation of Sharp Memorial Rehabilitation CenterRenovation of Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital

Population(s) Served
Budget
$50,000,000

Committing resources to expand the knowledge and competency of physicians, nurses and staff, means that skilled and compassionate caregivers will always be available.Through this initiative, we will raise funds for: The Center of Nursing Excellence, which will allow Sharp to continue its leadership in providing solutions associated with the growing nursing shortage, as well as create a common infrastructure for nursing professionals to share best practices ad enhance collaborationNursing scholarships, which will allow us to contribute to the dreams of our nursing professionals across Sharp HealthCare

Population(s) Served
Budget
$10,000,000

Funding advanced technology that will assure that the benefits of proven advancements will always be available.Through this initiative, we will raise funds for: Advanced technology for Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Centers across the countyState-of-the-art equipment for Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center and Sharp Memorial Hospital to treat cancer patients with the most advanced technology availableOngoing equipment needs at Sharp Memorial HospitalHigh-quality imaging machines to keep pace with the clinical needs of managing patients with cardiac disease, such as heart failure, valvular disease, and congenital heart disease.

Population(s) Served
Budget
$5,600,000

Enable the Foundation to fund high-priority projects and innovation through unrestricted funds as determined by the Foundation Executive Committee

Population(s) Served
General/Unspecified
Budget
$1,000,000

Where we work

Financials

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Sharp Healthcare Foundation

Board of directors
as of 12/9/2019
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Elizabeth Gildred

Horizon Prepatory School

Term: 2017 - 2019

H. Michael Collins

Securities & Investment

Richard Coutts

Physician

Philip Gildred

Gildred Development Co.

Hank Killmar

Investment Management

Michael Labelle

Studley

Yvonne Larsen

Community Leader

Bill Littlejohn

Sharp HealthCare Foundation

Betsy McClendon

Designs by Betsy

Michael Murphy

Sharp HealthCare

Jim Reopelle

Comprehensive Finacial Group

Kenneth Roth

Physician

Richard Santore

Physician

Charles Schuetz

Physician

Reggie Smith

Community Leader

Joseph Strazzeri

Strazzeri Mancini, LLP

Anette Asher

Community Leader

JC Kyrillos

CareFusion

Todd Stichler

Liquid Growth Partners, LLC

Ralph Pesqueira

El Indio Mexican Restaurant

Ray Willenberg

Robert deRose

Lisa Arnold

Joe Bellezzo, MD

Sara Bennett

Bob Bernaba, MD

Puja Chitkara, MD

Siavash Jabbari, MD

Moneer Jaibaji, MD

Steve Kavy, MD

Ronald MacIntyre, MD

Mike Martin, MD

Linda Miller

Norma Nelson-Wiberg

Eric Northbrook

Charles Redfern, MD

Naresh Soni

Jerome Stenehjem, MD

Troy Stork

Jill Swartz

Tom Tourtellott

Joel Tubao

Carter Wahl, MD

Jean Young

Christine Reeder

SCVMC Auxiliary

Lori Moore

Chair, Sharp HealthCare

Gil Harrison

SMH Auxiliary

Lew Silverberg

Chair, Grossmont Hospital Foundation

Scott Metzger

Chair, Coronado Hospital Foundation

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? No
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? No
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? No
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No

Keywords

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