With the February 2015 opening of the UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay, many of our urology programs have a new home. Three state-of-the-art facilities opened at the new campus: the UCSF Bakar Cancer Hospital, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital San Francisco, and the UCSF Betty Irene Moore Women’s Hospital. The cancer and children’s facilities will house new urology outpatient clinics (at the Gateway Medical Center) and inpatient surgical suites for adult and pediatric urologic oncology and pediatric urology patients. These clinical facilities enrich the vibrant urology research community that has grown on the Mission Bay campus over the past decade. The new hospitals will enable urology’s clinical and research programs to foster closer partnerships.
“With science and medicine co-located at Mission Bay, UCSF will be in a great position to push translational medicine to a new level,” said Dr. Carroll.
While care for urologic cancer patients and pediatric urology patients will be provided at the new Mission Bay hospitals, urology facilities at San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center and at the Parnassus campus will continue to serve patients. To better access the new facilities, several departmental offices have relocated to the Mission Bay campus, including pediatric urology, urologic oncology, male reproductive health, the clinical trials office, administrative support, and residency coordination.
Male Reproductive Health has also moved to Mission Bay utilizing temporary space while awaiting a permanent home.