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S.F. General Hospital Appoints California Health Care Foundation Program Graduate as CEO

February 4, 2016

Following an extensive nationwide search, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital named Susan P. Ehrlich, MD, MPP as the new chief executive officer of the city’s only trauma center and primary safety net hospital.

Dr. Ehrlich graduated from the California Health Care Foundation Leadership Program in 2009. She comes to Zuckerberg San Francisco General from the San Mateo Medical Center, where she most recently served as its chief executive officer, from 2009 to present.

Dr. Ehrlich has a deep background in both medicine and public health, with numerous posts in health policy and finance. She will assume her role as CEO at Zuckerberg San Francisco General in April, and will lead a staff of 5,400 and manage a budget of $1.1 billion.

To learn more about Dr. Ehrlich and what drives her to be such a powerful health care leader, take a look at this micro-documentary from the California Health Care Foundation: