Join us for Free February 19 Livestream: UC San Diego Senior Emergency Care Unit Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

WHEN: February 19, 2019 | 11:45 am

Join us live as we celebrate the grand opening of the Gary and Mary West Senior Emergency Care Unit (SECU) at UC San Diego Health in La Jolla. The speaking program will honor Gary and Mary West for their generosity and commitment to improving care for older adults.

Hosted by UC San Diego Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla, the event will focus on the state-of-the-art facility’s impact in delivering specialized emergency care to seniors.

Featured speakers include:

Pradeep K. Khosla, Chancellor, University of California, San Diego
David Brenner, MD, Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences, University of California San Diego
Patty Maysent, CEO, UC San Diego Health
Ted Chan, MD, Chairman of Emergency Medicine, UC San Diego Health
Congressman Scott Peters, 52nd District, California
Council President Pro Tem Barbara Bry, District 1, City of San Diego
Gary West, Co-Founder, West Health
Shelley Lyford, President and CEO, West Health


 

The SECU was established with $11.8 million in support from Gary and Mary West that also enables research initiatives between UC San Diego Health and the West Health Institute to identify, evaluate and disseminate best practices in geriatric emergency care.

 

 

 

 

The facility is the first in California—and one of the first in the nation—to receive the highest and most comprehensive Level 1 geriatric accreditation by the American College of Emergency Physicians.

 

 

 

 

The livestream is free, but registration is required. Please register above and be sure to follow @WestHealth to join the conversation online.

 

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