2015 Garden Giveaways is Underway!

Our Garden Giveaways program, student interns and volunteers work with hospital gardeners to harvest and distribute hospital-grown vegetables and herbs to participants in hospital-based chronic and acute disease management groups as well as participants in the hospital’s smoking cessation program.   The vegetables and herbs are accompanied by relevant recipes in English and Spanish.  The mission[…]


Click to watch & order the Living Wellness documentary!

  SFGH’s Community Wellness Program teamed up with local independent documentary filmmaker Kelly Whalen, to highlight stories of patients, community members, and staff on their journeys to wellness.  As we prepare for the rollout of the Affordable Care Act, the Community Wellness Program sought to celebrate some of our amazing members of the SFGH community[…]


LIVE Cooking Demonstrations in the Community Wellness Center on the 4th Thursday of EVERY Month

   The Community Wellness Program offers regularly scheduled cooking demonstrations at the Community Wellness Center (Room 2D35) where participants have the opportunity to cook with others, learn about foods and simple, fresh recipes, and a chance to participate in community activities. Cooking demonstrations highlight fresh and easy recipes, lead by professional chefs, community partners and[…]

Don’t Miss FALL FEST 2012 – Celebrate our annual Fall Fest at SFGH on Friday, October 26th …fun, food, prizes, and dancing!

  Join us on Friday, October 25th from 11:00 am- 2 pm to celebrate wellness and to learn more about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its focus on prevention and wellness. We will also premiere the film, Living Wellness on October 25th at noon in the Community Wellness Center. This year’s theme, Bridge to Wellness: Connecting People,[…]

Find the right W.O.W. class for you!! FREE and fun healing movement classes for all – learn how you can join the fun by clicking here!

All classes  are FREE of charge for SFGH Staff, SFGH patients, and community members. You do not need a membership card or a patient ID card. Walk-ins are welcomed. Step 1: Pick your favorite class or classes English WOW Schedule Fall 2015 Spanish WOW Schedule Fall 2015 Chinese WOW Schedule Fall 2015 Step 2: Come[…]

San Francisco General Hospital Launches Schwartz Center Rounds October 11, 2012- Learn more about our Caring for the Caregiver monthly sessions for staff.

Beginning on Thursday, October 11th, providers and staff from the hospital and throughout the CHN will have a forum to help us maintain compassion in our work by taking care of ourselves. The Schwartz Center Rounds, now taking place at more than 250 healthcare facilities in 36 states, offers a regularly scheduled time during our[…]

It Gets Better

SAN FRANCISCO (July 24, 2012) – San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center created a video with inspiring messages of support to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth who may be struggling with rejection, bullying or even thoughts of suicide. The video is part of the national It Gets Better Project that began in[…]

SFGH’s Community Wellness Program Presents Spring Fest 2012

Earth Day the Wellness Way The San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH) Community Wellness Program is hosting Spring Fest in the hospital’s 2nd floor cafeteria and Community Wellness Center. We’ll be celebrating with energizing activities and exciting festivities. It’s all happening on Friday, April 20th, 11am – 2pm. · Spring Fest’s theme, Earth Day the Wellness[…]

What We’re About

San Francisco General Hospital’s (SFGH) Community Wellness Program works to promote and encourage wellness practices for patients, staff, and all San Franciscans. We support a holistic view of health in which physical, emotional, mental, social, and spiritual health are considered interconnected and essential in achieving improved health and wellness. Wellness classes are designed to accommodate[…]