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Grotarian Event at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

March 26, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm


TUESDAY, MARCH 26, 2019 at 5:30PM
Address: Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla (Schaetzel Center, Great Hall)
9890 Genesee Avenue, La Jolla 92037
Cost: $15 per person.

Please join us on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 5:30PM for an exclusive medical briefing and tour of Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla with its chief operations executive, Cindy Steckel, PhD, RN, and several of her esteemed colleagues. Together, they will present on aspects of its almost 100-year history and showcase select areas of excellence, including Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center, Prebys Cardiovascular Institute and Barbey Family Emergency and Trauma Center. Tours of “Prebys” and “Barbey” will immediately follow.

Ellen Browning Scripps—Scripps’ founding benefactress—fell and broke her hip in 1922, requiring her to convalesce in La Jolla’s tiny sanitarium. Frustrated by the less than adequate facilities, she gave money to establish Scripps Memorial Hospital at 464 Prospect Street in downtown La Jolla. In 1924, the hospital opened with an operating room, a nursery and 44 patient beds. While modest, it provided La Jolla’s small seaside community with the latest and greatest in medical care and offered its talented medical staff opportunities to innovate in their respective specialties. Today, Scripps is No. 1 in San Diego!

A lovely Charcuterie board along with wine and beverages will be served.  Complimentary parking vouchers will be available to guests.

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March 26, 2019
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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