Hospice by the Bay and University of California San Francisco formed an affiliation in April 2015 to expand quality patient care for chronically and terminally ill patients in the Bay Area.


The mission of this Hospice by the Bay / UCSF affiliation is to provide the highest quality of care to patients receiving hospice and community based palliative care services while supporting patient families. Together, we will continue to respond to the evolving needs of healthcare in the communities we serve.

About Hospice by the Bay

Hospice by the Bay, a non-profit, 501(c) (3) organization, is the first hospice in California and the first in the United States. For over 40 years, our team of physicians, nurses, social workers, spiritual support, hospice aides, volunteers and bereavement counselors has served patient and families in Marin. Additionally we care for patients in San Francisco, San Mateo and Sonoma counties, and the city of Napa. Licensed by the state of California, Hospice by the Bay is certified by Medicare and Medi-Cal and accredited by the Community Health Accreditation Program, Inc. (CHAP).

About UCSF

UCSF is the nation’s leading university exclusively focused on health. Now celebrating the 151st anniversary of its founding as a medical college, UCSF is dedicated to transforming health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It includes top-ranked graduate schools of dentistry, medicine, nursing and pharmacy; a graduate division with world-renowned programs in the biological sciences, a preeminent biomedical research enterprise and top-tier hospitals, UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital. Please visit http://www.ucsf.edu

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