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Creating Health Career Pathways for Local Students

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) supports health-related programming in San Diego’s East Region, including equitable healthcare workforce development. Students thinking about a career in health may benefit from our partnerships with Sharp Grossmont Hospital, Grossmont Union High School District (GUHSD), Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District (GCCCD), and other community partners to expand health career and education opportunities […]

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Insights from Our First Community Grants Program Workshop

Last month, Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) kicked off its 2018-19 Community Grants Program for the benefit of community health care organizations serving the needs of local residents. Since 1996 when the program was established, the District has awarded over $52 million in grants and sponsorships. Those public monies have supported community based nonprofit organizations and […]

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Access to care in rural areas of the Grossmont Healthcare District

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) is continuing its support of Mountain Health & Community Services, a non-profit community health center that provides primary care services to low-income and medically underserved residents, many of whom live in rural San Diego County communities. In 2017, GHD approved a $70,000 grant that supports Mountain Health in providing dental […]

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2018 Healthcare Hero Spotlight: Chuck and Jan Vermillion

Chuck and Jan Vermillion, American Cancer Society volunteers Chuck and Jan Vermillion of Spring Valley have been married for 53 years. For the past year, the couple has volunteered for the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) “Road to Recovery” program, which offers free rides to escort cancer fighters to their medical appointments and treatments. When the […]

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2018 Healthcare Hero Spotlight: Dr. Tryna Ramos

Dr. Tryna Ramos, Volunteers in Medicine volunteer Dr. Tryna Ramos has been a volunteer in El Cajon for the past eight years at Volunteers in Medicine – San Diego (VIM), a non-profit that brings together medical professionals and patients who do not have health insurance. Dr. Ramos is among more than 100 professional volunteers, including […]

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2018 Healthcare Hero Spotlight: Ally Kellogg

Alexandra (Ally) Kellogg, Sharp Grossmont Hospital volunteer Ally Kellogg works as an emergency medical technician (EMT) for a private company and as a medical scribe for a local clinic. On Saturdays, she volunteers at Sharp Grossmont Hospital in the Emergency Department (ED), considered one of the busiest in the state with more than 100,000 annual […]

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2018 Healthcare Hero Spotlight: Shawn Kelley

Shawn Kelley, Trauma Intervention Programs of San Diego volunteer A few years ago, Shawn Kelley’s wife Jan started volunteering for Trauma Intervention Programs (TIP) of San Diego, a nonprofit dedicated to assisting emotionally traumatized people during emergency situations. In 2015, Shawn became an on-call volunteer for TIP after seeing the difference it made for Jan. […]

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2018 Healthcare Hero Spotlight: Rick Doremus

Rick Doremus, Home of Guiding Hands volunteer Rick Doremus has served since 1995 as a board member for the Home of Guiding Hands (HGH), an El Cajon-based nonprofit that provides services, training and advocacy to people with developmental and intellectual disabilities and their families. HGH representatives estimate that Rick has contributed well over 5,000 hours […]

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2018 Healthcare Hero Spotlight: Dee Davis

Dee Davis, Center for Community Solutions volunteer Dee Davis is a volunteer for Center for Community Solutions (CCS). The mission of CCS is to end relationship and sexual violence by being a catalyst for caring communities and social justice. Dee has been a Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) volunteer for CCS since October 2013. Sometimes […]

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New Sharp Grossmont Hospital Care Clinic Now Open

Sharp Grossmont Hospital opened the doors to its new Care Clinic in April 2018. Located in the Grossmont Medical Arts building across from the hospital at 8851 Center Drive, the Care Clinic serves as a destination for patients with urgent medical needs that are non-life threatening. According to Sharp Grossmont Hospital officials, over a third […]

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