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    Notes on Haiti - CEO Journal Part 18

    Note: While Scripps continues to serve a medical mission to Haiti, Scripps CEO Chris Van Gorder is writing updates about medical aid in progress, conditions on the ground and what can be done to help earthquake victims. For other journal entries, see the Haiti news page. Thursday, Feb. 25, at 7 ...

    • Friday, February 26th, 2010
  • Scripps in the News

    USA Today Cites Scripps’ Leadership in Gene Testing to Guide Treatment

    USA Today chronicles the leadership of Scripps Health in offering genetic testing to its elective stent patients.

  • News Releases

    Scripps Deploys Second Medical Team to Aid in Haiti

    San Diego– A second group of Scripps physicians and nurses is leaving for Haiti tomorrow morning, Thursday, Feb. 25, to serve a one-week medical mission at Hospital Saint Francois de Sales in Port-au-Prince. The six-person Scripps Medical Response Team (SMRT) includes emergency room physicians, ...

    • Wednesday, February 24th, 2010
  • News

    In Memory of San Diego Icon Dr. Anita Figueredo

    Dr. Anita Figueredo, the first female surgeon in San Diego and good friend of Mother Teresa, passed away on Friday, Feb. 19, from natural causes at the age of 93. The following is the obituary written by her son-in-law, Dr. Brent Eastman, chief medical officer of Scripps Health and chairman of the ...

  • News

    No Incision Necessary for New GERD Surgery

    By Mark Sherman, MD, and Cheryl Olson, MD, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla Some people say it feels like a hot pressure in the chest, or a fire that starts behind the breastbone and spreads upward. Others experience an acidic taste, like food coming back up the throat and into the mouth. But ...

  • Feature

    Notes on Haiti - CEO Journal Part 17

    Note: While Scripps continues to serve a medical mission to Haiti, Scripps CEO Chris Van Gorder is writing updates about medical aid in progress, conditions on the ground and what can be done to help earthquake victims. For other journal entries, see the Haiti news page. Well, it’s time for Scripps ...

    • Friday, February 19th, 2010
  • News Releases

    Scripps Health Begins Pioneering Study of Human Tumor Sequencing in Cancer Patients

    San Diego – Scripps Health, through the Scripps Translational Science Institute, is launching a first-of-its-kind clinical research trial for cancer patients that will analyze and compare the genomics of tumor tissue with the individual’s core (native, germ-line) DNA. The hope is the data will lead ...

    • Wednesday, February 17th, 2010
  • Scripps in the News

    Scripps Health Medical Response Team Returns from Haiti

    Chris Van Gorder, Scripps Health President and CEO, talks with San Diego 6 reporter, Marc Bailey, about the current conditions of the post-earthquake victims in Haiti, the Scripps Health Medical Response Team, which recently returned from a weeklong mission at St. Francois de Sales hospital, and ...

    • Friday, February 12th, 2010
  • Feature

    Notes on Haiti - CEO Journal Part 16

    Note: While serving a medical mission to Haiti, Scripps CEO Chris Van Gorder is writing dispatches about medical aid in progress, conditions on the ground and what can be done to help earthquake victims. For other journal entries, see the Haiti news page. Well, it’s Tuesday, Feb. 9 and our ...

    • Tuesday, February 9th, 2010
  • Patient Stories

    John Trombold, MD, Honored at Scripps' 10th Annual Friends of the Hospital Luncheon

    For most young patients, being diagnosed with a serious illness or disease can be a frightening and helpless experience. For John Trombold, MD, an early diagnosis of a potentially-fatal blood condition motivated him to become a physician. Dr. Trombold was only 17 and a student at the University of ...