San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH, aka "the county" or "the General") (Neil R. Powe M.D., MPA, MBA, Chief of Medicine) is consistently recognized as one of the most prominent public hospitals in the nation. Located in southeastern San Francisco, SFGH has a long history of serving the city's underserved population; it has more than 300 inpatient beds with 31 ICU beds. SFGH faculty members have been leaders in developing training programs that focus on care of the underserved and homeless populations. It is also nationally recognized for its research programs in HIV disease, lung biology, and tuberculosis. Internal Medicine residents rotate on the following services at SFGH: general medicine, ICU, emergency medicine, and subspecialty consult services. Many residents also maintain their continuity clinic at SFGH.
Resident Reflections on the Experience at SFGH:
Being at the General is exciting and rewarding: pretty much, anything you can think of - and some things you'd never imagine - can happen.