GB Magazine October 2022 - Page 68



Sharp Prebys Innovation and Education Center coming 2023

Momentum is building for a bold vision to transform health care in San Diego . Recently , Sharp HealthCare announced a major $ 100 million fundraising milestone for the health system ’ s legacy philanthropic effort - ENVISION : The Campaign for

Sharp HealthCare .
Gifts from thousands of donors across San Diego are propelling Sharp HealthCare closer to its $ 250 million campaign goal . These are some of the current projects underway .
• The Sharp Prebys Innovation and Education Center will open in 2023 . Named in recognition of a $ 5 million challenge grant from The Conrad Prebys
Foundation , this extraordinary new facility will be a hub for all Sharp innovation , furthering the health system ’ s vision to be the best place to work , practice medicine and receive care .
• Development of the John M . Sachs Family Center for Generational Health is in progress . This special facility , made possible through a transformational gift by longtime Sharp benefactor Carole Sachs , will support not only the expanded Cushman Emergency and Trauma Center at Sharp Memorial Hospital , but also provide significant funding for the hospital to become one of the nation ’ s leading centers for geriatric patient care .
• Sharp HealthCare Foundation was awarded $ 900,000 from The Conrad Prebys Foundation in support of the Neonatal Research Institute ( NRI ) at