A Shared Responsibility

The Grossmont Healthcare District has a close relationship with Sharp Grossmont Hospital through a unique public/private partnership. However, the two operate as separate entities. The District serves as the hospital’s official landlord while Sharp HealthCare is responsible for all business operations of Sharp Grossmont Hospital.

  • A public agency
  • Owns Sharp Grossmont Hospital on behalf of East County residents.
  • Functions as the hospital’s landlord providing oversight under the 30-year lease.
  • It is governed by a five-member, publicly-elected Board of Directors who serve four-year terms.
  • A private non-profit corporation
  • Leases the hospital from the District (lease expires in 2051).
  • Operates the hospital in La Mesa as one of its several facilities in San Diego County.
  • Governed by a selected board of citizens.