With an area of only 49 square miles, San Francisco is a truly unique metropolis. The fourth most populous city in California, San Francisco is located at the tip of the San Francisco Peninsula, with the Pacific Ocean to the west, San Francisco Bay to the east, and the Golden Gate Bridge to the north. In addition to the city's numerous famous sites, San Francisco is host to a multitude of educational, cultural, and recreational opportunities. The city takes pride in its unrivaled attractions, renowned museums, and diverse neighborhoods bustling with a vibrant mix of restaurants, shops, and events. (http://www.sfchamber.com)
Located in the heart of San Francisco, Saint Francis Memorial Hospital (SaintFrancisMemorial.org) serves the emergent/urgent health care needs of San Francisco's most ethnically diverse and densely populated neighborhoods. A new emergency department at Saint Francis is home to a board-certified physician group and a nursing staff that has been trained and certified in a broad range of medical emergencies including Advanced Cardiac Life Support, radiation accident events, mass casualty events, disasters, infectious diseases, burn trauma and pediatric emergencies. In 2008, the emergency department was designated a Primary Stroke Center, receiving the Gold Seal of Approval from the Joint Commission.
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