Scripps Health Partners with the Y
We have joined forces with Scripps Health to promote health and wellness throughout San Diego County!
Several of our branches and locations will serve as hosts to a variety of Scripps events and activities during the year. These will include ongoing health and wellness education, on-site screenings and physician lectures.
You’ll see Scripps educational information on all of our branch websites. You’ll also be invited to a Scripps lectures series at our La Jolla, South Bay, Mission Valley and Magdalena Ecke YMCAs, all focusing on health and wellness and led by the very best Scripps Physicians and Specialists.
With the rise of chronic illnesses such as diabetes and heart disease and the obesity epidemic, the importance of health education and wellness efforts becomes more critical for our community. Our partnership gives allows both Scripps and our association the opportunity to expand critical wellness efforts in San Diego County.
About Scripps Health
Founded in 1924 by philanthropist Ellen Browning Scripps, Scripps Health is a $2.5 billion nonprofit integrated health system based in San Diego, Calif. Scripps treats a half-million patients annually through the dedication of 2,600 affiliated physicians and 13,000 employees among its five acute-care hospital campuses, home health care services, and an ambulatory care network of physician offices and 23 outpatient centers and clinics.
Recognized as a leader in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease, Scripps is also at the forefront of clinical research, genomic medicine, wireless health care and graduate medical education. With three highly respected graduate medical education programs, Scripps is a longstanding member of the Association of American Medical Colleges. Scripps has been consistently recognized by Fortune, Working Mother magazine and AARP as one of the best places in the nation to work. More information can be found at www.scripps.org.