AHS Staff and Family Join Together for Wilma Chan Highland Hospital Campus Neighborhood Clean-up!

Thank you for taking care of our neighborhood! This past Saturday, AHS staff and their families volunteered at the Wilma Chan Highland Hospital Campus Neighborhood Clean-up where we collected over 15 bags of debris from the surrounding neighborhood. It was a great morning to connect with our neighbors!

State Treasurer Tours Wilma Chan Highland Hospital Campus

We are honored to have hosted California State Treasurer Fiona Ma for a tour at the Wilma Chan Highland Hospital Campus (WCHHC) in early July. The tour was an opportunity to showcase our facility and for the Treasurer to learn more about the essential services provided at the WCHHC. Treasurer Ma shared she was excited [...]

Meet Stormy and Sunny, Highland Hospital’s hawks.

Originally published on The Oaklandside. Earlier this year we were tipped off by staff at the Wilma Chan Highland Hospital Campus that a pair of red tail hawks, which had been living there for a few years, was thriving and had given birth to several chicks, raising them in a nest high atop a big [...]

These are the top three nominated names for the hawks at highland. Vote for your favorite.

We asked Alameda Health System staff, patients and the entire East Bay community to nominate names for the pair of red-tailed hawks who have made Wilma Chan Highland Hospital Campus their home. Your responses were impressive. You sent in funny names, historic names, thoughtful names and cute names. We narrowed them down to the top [...]

2022-08-17T00:40:21+00:00August 17th, 2022|Categories: Featured, Latest Stories From AHS|Tags: , |

Alameda Health System Emerges as Wellspring of Black Physician Leadership

The East Bay public health system has spent decades nurturing a pipeline of diverse talent from the local community. OAKLAND, Calif., July 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- A cohort of Alameda Health System's (AHS) HealthPATH interns will graduate next week, ending their six-week immersion in the health care sector under the mentorship of clinicians, administrators, and [...]

Help us name the red-tailed hawks keeping watch over Highland Hospital.

Those who discover the interior courtyard of the Wilma Chan Highland Hospital Campus are often surprised to find one of Oakland’s most serene gardens and havens for birdwatching just yards from the commotion of the Highland Hospital Emergency Department. The courtyard is nestled between Highland’s historic architecture to the South, an ornate Spanish Baroque building [...]

2022-08-03T20:55:38+00:00July 18th, 2022|Categories: Featured, Latest Stories From AHS|Tags: , , , |

A Historic Shift Change Sparks Celebration of Black Physician Leadership at AHS

How much Black excellence can AHS pack into one shift change? At Highland Hospital’s Emergency Department (ED), the answer is 100%. Last week, in an entirely unplanned first at AHS, a team of Black ED residents switched shifts with a second team of all Black residents. Left to right:Jamal Jefferson M.D., M.B.A., Jeremiah [...]