The Scripps Legacy: Then and Now
Discover the captivating history of Scripps Health in its 2011 annual report. The Scripps Legacy: Then and Now celebrates the creation of a health care system that began more than 120 years ago. Founders Ellen Browning Scripps and Mother Mary Michael Cummings built the most advanced hospitals and research institute of their time and independently laid the foundation for the Scripps Health of today — a nationally recognized health system with hospitals and clinics throughout San Diego County.Archival and contemporary photos compare and contrast the past with the present. Our nationally recognized heart, cancer and trauma care are showcased, as well as our pioneering leadership and stellar workforce.
- Read Scripps Health's 2011 Annual Report (PDF, 5.8 MB)*
|1890: Mother Mary Michael Cummings founded St. Joseph’s Dispensary, the first hospital of the Sisters of Mercy in downtown San Diego.||Prebys Cardiovascular Institute is the cornerstone of a 25-year master plan that will transform Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. Scripps is investing in its hospitals and clinics to care for patients in San Diego and throughout the region.|
|1924: Ellen Browning Scripps founded Scripps Memorial Hospital and Scripps Metabolic Clinic in La Jolla.||Our employees are redesigning patient care with teams of health care providers to provide seamless care from admission to discharge and beyond.|