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 Health

UCSF Health is recognized worldwide for its innovative patient care, reflecting the latest medical knowledge, advanced technologies and pioneering research. It includes the flagship UCSF Medical Center, which is ranked among the top 10 hospitals nationwide, as well as UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals, with campuses in San Francisco and Oakland, Langley Porter Psychiatric Hospital and Clinics, UCSF Benioff Children’s Physicians and the UCSF Faculty Practice. These hospitals serve as the academic medical center of the University of California, San Francisco, which is world-renowned for its graduate-level health sciences education and biomedical research. UCSF Health has affiliations with hospitals and health organizations throughout the Bay Area. Visit http://www.ucsfhealth.org/. Follow UCSF Health on Facebook or on Twitter

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